Academic Expert Profiles

Experts in the faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences.

Our Business, Law and Social Sciences faculty has an abundance of academics with a wealth of knowledge and a passion for teaching. Our experts range from lawyers to entrepreneurs, all with their own real life experiences of working in the industry they now teach.

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Alice Storey

School of Law

Dr Alice Storey is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Associate Director of the Centre for Human Rights. She leads the Human Rights in America & American Criminal Procedure and Evidence LLB modules. Alice is also Associate Director of Research in the School of Law, with a specific focus on impact and knowledge exchange.

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Aris Terzopoulos

School of Social Sciences

Aris started his career working with children in primary education and assessing and supporting children with special needs. In order to improve his impact on students he completed in 2009 an MA degree in Literacy Development at the Institute and Education in London.

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Ronald Winch

School of Social Sciences

Ron served for over thirty years with the Metropolitan Police Service and West Midlands Police. These included front-line CID roles, as well as senior command roles in local policing, public order policing, firearms policing and as a senior investigating officer for major and complex crime, including covert policing.

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Michael Brookes

School of Social Sciences

Professor Michael Brookes OBE was formerly Director of Therapeutic Communities at HMP Grendon where for eleven years he was the clinical lead within this accredited therapeutic community prison.

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Our Research

Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences aims to create real-world impact across the themes of sociology, psychology and criminology.

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The wide range of experiences, skills and specialisms within the faculty allow us to have one of the most diverse business research degree portfolios in the country.

Business research


Through its international outlook, interdisciplinary engagement, and collaborative ethos, the School of Law produces research that promotes social justice world-wide.

Law research

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