Our staff

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  • Dr Anne Boultwood

    Reader in the Psychology of Fashion

    Anne Boultwood is Reader in the Psychology of Fashion for the School of Fashion and Textiles . She supervises a number of students in related areas, and also established and leads the Fashion and Textiles Research Group . Her primary research focus is the role of fashion and clothing in the construction and maintenance of...

  • Louise Chapman

    Course Director, BA (Hons) Costume Design and Practice

    As pathway leader on the design for performance pathway with over 15 years’ experience as a costumier, Louise is a passionate and informed communicator on my subject. With the knowledge and industry experience to inspire and enhance student learning, she has developed the Design for Performance pathway with current...

  • Kate Farley

    Course Director, BA (Hons) Textile Design

    Following a first class honours degree in Printed Textile Design and an MA in Book Art Kate Farley has developed a practice spanning the field of art and design, completing site-specific commissions in surface design, producing a large number of artists’ books, and series of works on paper. She has taught for a number of...

  • Professor Colin Gale

    Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Fashion and Textiles

    Professor Colin Gale is currently Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Fashion and Textiles. From an initial career start in Fine Art he has traversed virtually all of the art, design and media disciplines. He has research interests in high technology, business, cultural studies and has specialist expertise relating to design...

  • Sheila Griffiths

    Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader

    Sheila Griffiths is a Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader at Birmingham City University's School of Fashion and Textiles , where she teaches Pattern Cutting to undergraduate students on all three levels of the BA (Hons) Fashion Design programme and is Garment Technology pathway leader to the final year undergraduates. Sheila...

  • Zoe Hillyard

    Lecturer In Embroidery

    Graduating in Embroidery, Zoe's career has combined part-time lecturing with a range of other roles. Initially producing embellished knitwear for the fashion industry and later designing tailored knitwear collections for Marion Foale. An interest in the role of craft production as a livelihood strategy overseas saw Zoe...

  • Sophie Johnson

    Lecturer - PR and Marketing

    Sophie graduated in 2011 from Birmingham City University on the former BA (Hons) Fashion Retail Management course. She began her career working for the fast fashion brand In Love With Fashion, managing their online promotions, including social media, digital marketing, influencer marketing and website management. Sophie then...

  • Alison Rapsey

    Course Director - BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion

    Alison has over 11 years of teaching experience joining Birmingham City University as a lecturer in Fashion Retail Management in 2006. Following her years of dedication to the department, in 2012 she became Course Director for BA(Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion. Alison began her work in the fashion industry by working...

  • Kelly-Marie Sifleet

    Senior Technical Demonstrator

    Kelly-Marie works for the School of Fashion and Textiles demonstrating a variety of practical skills to our students, including digital and screen printing techniques.  She has a BA (Hons) degree in Textile Design (Surface Design) and a wealth of freelance experience teaching Screen Printing. Alongside a team of nine...

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