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Professor Johannes Birringer Professor Johannes Birringer
Research Lead and Postgraduate Programme Lead, Theatre
Johannes Birringer joined Brunel University London's School of Arts (now College of Business, Arts a...
T: +44 (0)1895 267343
E: johannes.birringer@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267343 johannes.birringer@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 105
Professor Susan Broadhurst Professor Susan Broadhurst
Professor of Performance & Technology,Divisional Lead
Sue is a writer and performance practitioner in the School of Arts, Brunel University, London. She h...
T: +44 (0)1895 266588
E: susan.broadhurst@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266588 susan.broadhurst@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 104
Dr James Carney Dr James Carney
Research Fellow
Currently, I am employed on a Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Fellowship. This involves using mach...
T: +44 (0)1895 268511
E: james.carney@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 268511 james.carney@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 029
Dr Broderick Chow Dr Broderick Chow
Senior Lecturer
Dr Broderick Chow is an artist-scholar whose research explores how social, political and h...
T: +44 (0)1895 265493
E: broderick.chow@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265493 broderick.chow@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 111
Dr Jessica Cox Dr Jessica Cox
Senior Lecturer
Jessica obtained her PhD from Swansea University in 2007 and worked as a lecturer at the University ...
T: +44 (0)1895 266402
E: jessica.cox@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266402 jessica.cox@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 126
Mr Chris Cox Mr Chris Cox
Senior Lecturer/Division Lead for Digital Arts
T: +44 (0)1895 265696
E: chris.cox@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265696 chris.cox@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 151
Dr John Croft Dr John Croft
Postgraduate Programme Lead, Music
John Croft (b. 1971) studied philosophy and music at the Victoria University of Wellington, and comp...
T: +44 (0)1895 266583
E: john.croft@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266583 john.croft@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 030
Dr Thaleia Deniozou Dr Thaleia Deniozou
Lecturer
Thaleia is a Lecturer in Games Art and the Games Design (Art) Route Leader. She is also the Pro...
T: +44 (0)1895 265787
E: thaleia.deniozou@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265787 thaleia.deniozou@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 152
Dr Mariza Dima Dr Mariza Dima
Lecturer
Mariza is a Lecturer in Games Design. She holds a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction Design, an MSc i...
T: +44 (0)1895 267313
E: mariza.dima@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267313 mariza.dima@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 175
Ms Meretta Elliott Ms Meretta Elliott
Head of Arts & Humanities
Meretta trained as an actress at the School of Theatre in Manchester and went on to complete an MA i...
T: +44 (0)1895 266567
E: meretta.elliott@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266567 meretta.elliott@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 102
Professor Bernardine Evaristo Professor Bernardine Evaristo
Research Lead, Creative Writing
Professor Bernardine Evaristo is the award-winning auhtor of eight books of fiction and verse fictio...
T: +44 (0)1895 267240
E: bernardine.evaristo@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267240 bernardine.evaristo@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 132
Mr Carl Faia Mr Carl Faia
Admission Tutor, Music
Dr Carl Faia studied composition at the University of California at Santa Barbara with Peter Racine ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265501
E: carl.faiaharrison@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265501 carl.faiaharrison@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 021
Mr Bill Forbes Mr Bill Forbes
Technician
T: +44 (0)1895 266566
E: william.forbes@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266566 william.forbes@brunel.ac.uk Antonin Artaud 112
Professor Christopher Fox Professor Christopher Fox
Research Lead, Music
Christopher Fox is a composer, teacher and writer on new music. Between 1984 and 1994 he was a membe...
T: +44 (0)1895 267256
E: christopher.fox@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267256 christopher.fox@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 023
Mr David Fulton Mr David Fulton
PG Programme Lead, Exam Convenor, Creative Writing & English
David has taught both English literature and language in Britain (Edinburgh, Worcester, Islington, B...
T: +44 (0)1895 266552
E: david.fulton@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266552 david.fulton@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 122
Dr Emily Harrison Dr Emily Harrison
Lecturer (Education) in Theatre
Emily K. Harrison is an actor, writer, director, and producer living in London, England/Boulder, Col...
T: +44 (0)1895 265932
E: emily.harrison@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265932 emily.harrison@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 108
Dr Sean Holmes Dr Sean Holmes
Vice Dean International
Dr Sean Holmes is Vice Dean International for the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences and ...
T: +44 (0)1895 266832
E: sean.holmes@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266832 sean.holmes@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 162
Dr Nick Hubble Dr Nick Hubble
Reader
Nick Hubble is Reader in English and Co-Director of the Brunel Centre for Contemporary Writing (BCCW...
T: +44 (0)1895 266245
E: nick.hubble@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266245 nick.hubble@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 123
Dr Leon Hunt Dr Leon Hunt
Senior Tutor Arts & Humanities
Leon is a Senior Lecturer in Film and TV Studies. His teaching and research interests include Hong K...
T: +44 (0)1895 266586
E: leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266586 leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 160
Dr David Ingram Dr David Ingram
Senior Lecturer In Screen Media And Journalism
David graduated from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge with a degree in English. He then co...
T: +44 (0)1895 266587
E: david.ingram@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266587 david.ingram@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 159
Professor Geoff King Professor Geoff King
Professor Screen Media And Journalism
Geoff King has published numerous books, particularly focused on Hollywood and American independent ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265826
E: geoff.king@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265826 geoff.king@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 167
Mr Max Kinnings Mr Max Kinnings
Postgraduate Programme Lead, Creative Writing
T: +44 (0)1895 267769
E: max.kinnings@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267769 max.kinnings@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 140
Dr Wendy Knepper Dr Wendy Knepper
Senior Lecturer
Wendy Knepper completed her PhD in comparative literature at University of Toronto (2001). Prior to ...
T: +44 (0)1895 267816
E: wendy.knepper@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267816 wendy.knepper@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 135
Mr Frazer Lee Mr Frazer Lee
Creative Writing Undergraduate Programme Leader
Frazer Lee is a novelist, screenwriter and director. His screen credits include the award-winning sh...
T: +44 (0)1895 266578
E: frazer.lee@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266578 frazer.lee@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 130
Ms Hannah Lowe Ms Hannah Lowe
Lecturer in Creative Writing
Dr Lowe holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Newcastle University. She is the author of several coll...
T: +44 (0)1895 267967
E: hannah.lowe@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267967 hannah.lowe@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 127
Dr Claire Lynch Dr Claire Lynch
Reader
Claire Lynch is programme leader for the English BA at Brunel University London. A graduate of the U...
T: +44 (0)1895 266475
E: claire.lynch@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266475 claire.lynch@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 134
Dr Holly Maples Dr Holly Maples
Senior Lecturer in Theatre /Theatre Admissions Tutor
Holly has a PhD from Trinity College Dublin (2008) on Commemoration and the Irish National Theatre, ...
T: +44 (0)1895 266580
E: holly.maples@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266580 holly.maples@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 114
Mr Mario Michaelides Mr Mario Michaelides
Senior Lecturer
Mario Michaelides is a Senior Lecturer in Games Design. For over 15 years, Mario has dedicated his c...
T: +44 (0)1895 266167
E: mario.michaelides@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266167 mario.michaelides@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 152
Dr Royona Mitra Dr Royona Mitra
Senior Lecturer in Theatre/UG Programme Lead in Theatre
Royona is the author of Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism (Palgrave, May 2015). Her book is t...
T: +44 (0)1895 266821
E: royona.mitra@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266821 royona.mitra@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 112
Dr Jago Morrison Dr Jago Morrison
Senior Lecturer
Jago Morrison is a specialist in contemporary literature. His key areas of expertise are:Contempor...
T: +44 (0)1895 265827
E: jago.morrison@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265827 jago.morrison@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 129
Mr Yaser Moustafa Hamed Mr Yaser Moustafa Hamed
PhD Student
Yaser is a native speaker of Arabic with extensive teaching experience of both Arabic and English in...
E: yaser.moustafahamed@brunel.ac.uk
yaser.moustafahamed@brunel.ac.uk
Mr Daljit Nagra Mr Daljit Nagra
Admissions Tutor for Creative Writing
T: +44 (0)1895 267811
E: daljit.nagra@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267811 daljit.nagra@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 124
Dr Katerina Paramana Dr Katerina Paramana
Lecturer
Dr Katerina Paramana is an artist and scholar, and a Lecturer in Theatre at Brunel University London...
T: +44 (0)1895 268900
E: katerina.paramana@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 268900 katerina.paramana@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 109
Mr Justin Parsler Mr Justin Parsler
Associate Dean (QA) (CBASS) Senior Lecturer in Games Design
Justin Parsler is a senior lecturer in game design and has earned a living designing and running gam...
T: +44 (0)1895 265214
E: justin.parsler@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265214 justin.parsler@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 151
Ms Sarah Penny Ms Sarah Penny
English Creative Writing Lecturer
Sarah Penny emigrated to the UK from South Africa in 2003 to lecture in Creative Writing at Brunel U...
T: +44 (0)1895 266581
E: sarah.penny@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266581 sarah.penny@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 131
Dr Grant Peterson Dr Grant Peterson
Lecturer in Theatre
Dr. Grant Tyler Peterson joined Brunel in 2013, having previously taught at Royal Holloway, Universi...
T: +44 (0)1895 265543
E: grant.peterson@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265543 grant.peterson@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 103
Dr Mary Richards Dr Mary Richards
Programme Director BASc Global Challenges/ Reader in Theatre
Mary came to Brunel University London in September 2001 and completed her PhD Resisting the Limits o...
T: +44 (0)1895 266570
E: mary.richards@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266570 mary.richards@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 110
Mr Colin Riley Mr Colin Riley
Senior Lecturer Music
Colin Riley's work draws on a range of elements including improvisation, new technologies, song-writ...
T: +44 (0)1895 266582
E: colin.riley@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266582 colin.riley@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 026
Dr Caroline Ruddell Dr Caroline Ruddell
Senior Lecturer
T: +44 (0)1895 267937
E: caroline.ruddell@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267937 caroline.ruddell@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 158
Dr Daniele Rugo Dr Daniele Rugo
Senior Lecturer in Film and TV Practice
My main interests are in world cinema, film-philosophy and documentary. My filmmaking projects explo...
T: +44 (0)1895 265353
E: daniele.rugo@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265353 daniele.rugo@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 163
Professor Will Self Professor Will Self
Professor Of Contemporary Thought
Will Self is the author of nine novels, six collections of short stories, three novellas and six non...
T: +44 (0)1895 265913
E: will.self@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265913 will.self@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 139
Mr Graeme Shaw Mr Graeme Shaw
Music Technician
T: +44 (0)1895 266575
E: graeme.shaw@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266575 graeme.shaw@brunel.ac.uk Antonin Artaud 014
Professor William Spurlin Professor William Spurlin
Professor of English/Vice Dean Education (CBASS)
Before coming to Brunel, Professor Spurlin was Professor of English at the University of Sussex, whe...
T: +44 (0)1895 266234
E: william.spurlin@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266234 william.spurlin@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 142
Dr Neil Stephens Dr Neil Stephens
Research Assistant
Dr. Neil Stephens is a sociologist focusing upon Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Cultural S...
T: +44 (0)1895 268460
E: neil.stephens@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 268460 neil.stephens@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 153
Ms Fiona Templeton Ms Fiona Templeton
Senior Lecturer Drama
Fiona Templeton is an internationally recognised innovator in writing and directing for theatre and ...
T: +44 (0)1895 266571
E: fiona.templeton@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266571 fiona.templeton@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 113
Professor Philip Tew Professor Philip Tew
Postgraduate Programme Lead, English
Philip Tew is Professor of English (Post-1900 Literature) at Brunel, and the Convenor of the MA in E...
T: +44 (0)1895 267257
E: philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267257 philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 138
Mr Gavin Thatcher Mr Gavin Thatcher
Lecturer (Education) in Theatre
Gavin is a Birmingham-based theatre maker, workshop leader, lecturer and researcher in the area of t...
T: +44 (0)1895 267403
E: gavin.thatcher@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267403 gavin.thatcher@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 110
Mr Matt Thorne Mr Matt Thorne
Postgraduate Programme Lead, Creative Writing for MA Novel
Matt Thorne is the author of six novels, including Eight Minutes Idle, which won an Encore Award for...
T: +44 (0)1895 265839
E: matt.thorne@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265839 matt.thorne@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 133
Dr Jennifer Walshe Dr Jennifer Walshe
Admissions Tutor, Music
Jennifer Walshe is a composer, performer and visual artist of whom the Irish Times has said that "wi...
T: +44 (0)1895 267868
E: jennifer.walshe@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267868 jennifer.walshe@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 022
Professor William Watkin Professor William Watkin
Professor in English
William Watkin is Professor of Contemporary Philosophy and Literature. He has been at Brunel Univers...
T: +44 (0)1895 266560
E: william.watkin@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266560 william.watkin@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 119
Professor Michael Wayne Professor Michael Wayne
Professor in Media
Michael has been an academic most of his working life. In part this is because studying film at the ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265830
E: michael.wayne@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265830 michael.wayne@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 166
Professor Peter Wiegold Professor Peter Wiegold
Divisional Lead, Music & Theatre
Peter has been a regular conductor of the Composers' Ensemble, most recently at The Royal Acade...
T: +44 (0)1895 266585
E: peter.wiegold@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266585 peter.wiegold@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 027