Our People

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  • Dr Mohammad Farazi

    Research Fellow

    Dr Farazi was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Trento (UNITN) in the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science from May 2010 to May 2015. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science at UNITN in 2010. He was involved in the Open...

  • Dr Kirsten Forkert

    Professor of Cultural Studies and Associate Director, Birmingham Media and Cultural Research

    Kirsten Forkert is an interdisciplinary researcher, teacher and activist. She sees teaching as a space for students connect with what they feel passionate about, explore their intellectual curiosity and creativity, and to reflect on the power relations at play within the current political moment. Her research focuses on...

  • Dr Olga Fotakopoulou

    Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology, Academic Lead for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Athena Swan Lead.

    Olga is a developmental psychologist and is interested in human development from birth to adolescence with a special interest in socio-cognitive, emotional and pro-social development. She has worked as a researcher of children’s development since 2004 and as a counsellor in various educational and clinical settings.

  • Dr Amanda French


    Amanda has worked in higher, further, adult education and the voluntary sector for 30 years as a lecturer, writing developer and researcher and is currently employed as Reader in Teaching and learning in the School of Education and Social Work. Her PhD in Education: '"Through a glass darkly”: Lecturers perceptions of...

  • Professor Christian Frost

    Director of History, Theory and Cultural Context

    Christian Frost qualified as an architect in 1990 following the completion of his studies at the University of Cambridge. He worked in practice, at home and abroad for over ten years before becoming a full time academic in 2001, when he began to research the history of the foundation of Salisbury which has resulted in the...

  • Richard Frost

    Senior Lecturer, Strategic Management

    Richard Frost  has been an academic for over 22 years, teaching strategy, with some marketing, to mostly postgraduate students, but increasingly to undergraduates over the past few years. He is also an expert in online and distance learning education

  • Dr Lara Furniss

    BA Art and Design Course Director

    Lara has twenty years professional experience working internationally across many art and design disciplines. This extensive cross-disciplinary professional experience directly informs Lara’s teaching, with a primary interest in developing new pedagogic approaches to non-discipline specific problem solving. Lara’s research...

  • Dr Katerina Gachevska

    Lecturer in Criminology

    Dr Gachevska graduated from the University of Rousse, Bulgaria in 1999 and has since worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and various national and international NGOs based in the country. She embarked on a PhD research at University of Wolverhampton in 2001 and graduated in 2009. She has worked as a lecturer...

  • Professor Nicholas Gebhardt

    Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies, Director of Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research

    Nick Gebhardt is Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies and Director of Research in the Birmingham School of Media. His work focuses on jazz and popular music in American culture and his publications include Going For Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology (Chicago), Vaudeville Melodies: Popular Musicians and...

  • Matt Gee

    Research Fellow in Corpus Linguistics

    Matt Gee works in the field of Corpus Linguistics, developing research and teaching tools as a member of the Research and Development Unit for English Studies . This includes the WebCorp suite of online search and analysis tools, which are designed to treat the web as a source of linguistic data. WebCorp Live refines the...

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