Prianca is passionate about teaching Counselling psychology theory and skills at all levels and has worked within the field in various settings. Approaching completion of her doctorate, she feels particularly attuned and empathetic to the needs of students following her experiences in academic settings, thus believes in making...
Dr Dean Burnett
Dr Dean Burnett is a doctor of neuroscience who has forged a successful career as a bestselling international author, popular speaker and media contributor.
Dr Pelham Carter
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Pelham was drawn to Psychology initially by his interest in animal behavior, then followed maze experiments and finally using virtual environments to explore human behavior.
Emma is interested in cognitive, visual and motor development across the lifespan, with a special focus on neurodevelopmental conditions such as Developmental Coordination Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Before joining Birmingham City University, Emma obtained funding from the Economic and Social Research...
Lecturer in Psychology
Stephanie Chua came to the UK as an international student from Malaysia in 2014. The topic of culture has always intrigued Stephanie as she was raised in a multicultural society.
Dr Kathrina Connabeer
Lecturer in Psychology, MSc Health Psychology Course Director
Dr Kathrina Connabeer teaches on a number of modules on the BSc Psychology and MSc Health psychology course at BCU. She thoroughly enjoys interacting with students through using real life case studies, practical examples and more generally chooses a hands-on approach to her teaching.
Dr Amy Cook
Head of Psychology Department
Dr Amy Cook's research interest is closely aligned to teaching and practice and is focused on the student experience including learning and wellbeing.
Dr Josephine Cornell
Dr Josephine Cornell is a Lecturer in Psychology. Before arriving at BCU in January 2022, she worked in South Africa. Josephine completed her PhD in social psychology at the University of Cape Town in 2021.
Dr Emily Coyne-Umfreville
Deputy Head of Psychology, Senior Lecturer in Applied Psychology
Emily is a Senior Lecturer in Developmental and Educational Psychology. Emily’s doctoral thesis was entitled “Capturing Reading Strategies in Young children.”
Professor Leam Craig
Visiting Professor of Clinical Forensic Psychology
Professor Leam Craig is a Consultant Forensic & Clinical Psychologist and Partner at Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd. He is a Chartered and dual Registered Forensic & Clinical Psychologist.