My current role focusses on students’ academic opportunities and outcomes across the University.

Qualifications and memberships


Academic and research interests

Theatre history; performance theory; interdisciplinary performance; Shakespeare and his contemporaries; 20th and 21st Century British Theatre.

Recent external roles

PhD 1994 Dalhousie University in English and Theatre

1995-2010: Lecturer in Drama, Middlesex University

2010/2011: Associate Dean, Curriculum, Learning and Quality in the Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University

2011/2012: Deputy Dean, School of Arts and Education

2012 – 2016: Deputy Dean, School of Media and Performing Arts, Middlesex University

March 2016: Joined University of Cumbria as Deputy Dean, and became Dean for Student Success in August 2017.