Our staff

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  • Dr Nazlı Alimen

    Lecturer and Researcher

    Dr. Nazlı Alimen works as a researcher and post-graduate supervisor and teaches on BA, MA and MSc courses in the Institute of Jewellery, Fashion, and Textiles. She is a member of the  Dress in Context Research Centre  of the School of Fashion and Textiles and of the University's Race Equity Steering Comitee. Prior to joining...

  • Barry Batson

    MA Fashion Management Course Director

    Barry Batson is the current Programme Director for MA Fashion Management at Birmingham City University. Barry’s 46 years of experience encompassed most aspects of the textile, clothing and fashion business and manufacturing functions here in the UK, Australia, and China. Barry has held several previous academic roles,...

  • Sharon Bell

    Lecturer in Textile Design

    Sharon predominantly teaches and leads on L5 – Textiles in Contemporary practice, Professional Pathways and Entrepreneurship and design. L4 Client and Colour Modules. Sharon graduated specialising in knitwear and achieved a first-class honours degree in Textile design. She was a winner of the RSA student awards winning the...

  • Sheila Bennett

    Senior Technician

    Sheila’s specialism is Constructed Textiles; mainly weave and knit with a little rug making, crochet, felt making, spinning etc thrown into the mix. Though a cliché, she finds natural forms fascinating, having a particular passion for (those who know her would say ‘obsession with’) shells, rocks and minerals. Their shapes,...

  • 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...

  • Elizabeth Burton

    Fashion Design Lecturer

    Elizabeth graduated with a First Class BA Honours degree from De Montfort University in Fashion and Contour Design. Her final major project focused on combining sportswear and swimwear in a collection of garments aimed at a girl travelling all over the world on her “Sabbatical”. With over ten years in industry, she began her...

  • Louise Chapman

    Senior Lecturer on BA (Hons) Fashion Design

    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...

  • Annette Clarke

    Lecturer in BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion

    Following five years of retail consultancy Annette started lecturing at BCU in 2016. She lectures across a range of modules at levels 4, 5 & 6 including Fashion Business Context, Buying and Merchandising, International Retailing and Self Promotion. Annette champions industry links including guest lectures and live retail...

  • Alec Dudson

    Fashion Branding and Communication Lecturer

    Alec is a lecturer on Fashion Branding and Communication working across all three years of undergraduate study. He leads Fashion Writing and Design for Publications in Level 4 and Brand Generation in Level 5. Outside of BCU, Alec is the Founder of Intern (@thisisintern), a platform empowering the next generation of...

  • Dean Fallon

    Lecturer in Fashion Design

    Dean is a full-time Fashion Design Lecturer at BCU and Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), with lecturing experience since 2012. Furthermore, Dean’s career outside of teaching spans over a decade, from design roles for High St suppliers and independent labels, to Creative Director of an independent streetwear...

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