Academic Expert Profiles
Experts in the faculty of Arts, Design and Media
Our Arts, Design and Media faculty has an abundance of academics with a wealth of knowledge and a passion for teaching. Our experts range from journalists to poets, all of whom have experience working in the industry they teach.
Meet the Experts
School of Media
Paul Bradshaw leads both the MA in Data Journalism and the MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism at Birmingham City University, and works as a consultant data journalist in the BBC England data unit.Read more
School of English
Professor Gregory Leadbetter is a poet and critic. His research focuses on Romantic poetry and thought, the traditions to which these relate, and the history and practice of poetry more generally.Read more
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Adam is Head of Pedagogy and a Lecturer in Music at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, having previously worked as a Research Fellow in BCU’s CSPACE, and at the University of Nottingham.Read more
School of Visual Communication
Mike started his broadcasting career in 1983 as a journalist in cable TV newsrooms and progressed to becoming a news Producer/Director before moving into broadcast TV as a Network Director for Thames Television and Producer for the BBC.Read more
School of Media
Sam Coley is an Associate Professor (International) for the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at Birmingham City University. He is also Award Leader for the MA Media Production at Birmingham School of Media, where he teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate audio production modules.Read more
Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity
An independent new body working to achieve accurate representation of all sections of society across contemporary UK media.