Associate Head of School
As Associate Head of School, Lisa is a proud advocate of Nursing and Midwifery at BCU. Throughout her 15 years working here, Lisa has enjoyed a variety of roles including Head of Department for Children’s and Young People’s Health, Deputy Programme Leader for Children’s Nursing, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer Practitioner. Lisa...
Senior Lecturer in Applied Psychology, Athena SWAN Lead
Dr Keeley Abbott career to date has been characterised by an interest and awareness around issues related to equality, diversity and inclusivity. This is based on her research focus related to sexualities, sexual health and sex education.
Professor of Architecture
Mohsen's research interest is on the socio-cultural aspects of the built environment and how the phenomenon of globalisation is affecting the local identity of the place.
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Dr Muhammad Akbar is a Senior Lecturer in Finance and the Course Leader for MFIN and BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment. He has over 15 years of academic experience covering the development and delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and modules.
Lecturer & Strategic Lead, Internationalisation of Research
Yemisi holds a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies from Birmingham City University, and she is the Course Director for MA Global Media Management. Her research interest is in media entrepreneurship, digital journalism and African feminism. An award-winning journalist, she ran her news website, IQ4News, for four years. Her media...
Birmingham School of Architecture and Design
Dr. Alex Albans gained his PhD in Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University in 2015. His research focused on how landscape architects interpret sites and examined the factors which shape their resultant design decisions. The research was informed by experience gained teaching postgraduates with Prof. Kathryn Moore...
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Deputy Head of Department, Research Director (Centre for Applied Psychological research)
Dr Silvio Aldrovandi graduated in Psychology at the University of Bologna (Italy). Prior to joining the Department of Psychology at Birmingham City University in 2013, Dr Aldrovandi completed a PhD in experimental psychology at City University London and then spent three years at the University of Warwick as a post-doctoral...
Dr Islah Ali-MacLachlan is a Senior Lecturer and subject lead for acoustics, covering musical, environmental and building acoustics. He has a PhD in Music Research (Birmingham City University), PGDip (IOA) in Acoustics and Noise Control (Derby University) and BSc(Hons) Industrial Design (Technology) (Napier University of...
Lecturer in Fashion Business and Promotion
Dr. Nazlı Alimen works as a researcher and post-graduate supervisor in the School of Fashion and Textiles and lectures on BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion course. She is also a member of the Dress in Context Research Centre and vice-chair of the BAME Steering Committee. Prior to joining BCU in April 2019, Nazlı taught...
Professor of Black Studies
Professor Kehinde Andrews is an academic, activist and author whose books include Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21 st Century (2018). His first book was Resisting Racism: Race, Inequality and the Black Supplementary School Movement (2013).