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Dr Stuart Andrews Dr Stuart Andrews
Lecturer in Theatre
In my research, teaching and professional practice, I investigate the ways in which artists understa...
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+44 (0)1895 265493 Gaskell 111
Mr Neil Arksey Mr Neil Arksey
Lecturer (Education Academic) in Creative Writing (publishing industry specialist)
Neil has written anumber of novels for Middle Grade and Young Adult readers, mostly published by Pen...
T: +44 (0)1895 266657
+44 (0)1895 266657 Gaskell Building 140
Mrs Sara Asman Mrs Sara Asman
Dr Emily Baines Dr Emily Baines
Lecturer (Professional Practice) in Music
Dr. Emily Baines is a professional recorder player, lecturer and musical director working throu...
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+44 (0)1895 266856 Gaskell Building 030
Dr Gianluca Balla Dr Gianluca Balla
Lecturer in Games Design (Art)
Gianluca Balla is a lecturer in Games Art, Animation and VFX, and a transmedia content producer and ...
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+44 (0)1895 267923 Gaskell Building 144
Professor Johannes Birringer Professor Johannes Birringer
Professor - Drama & Performance
Johannes Birringer joined Brunel University London's School of Arts (now College of Business, Arts a...
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+44 (0)1895 267343 Gaskell Building 105
Professor Susan Broadhurst Professor Susan Broadhurst
Honorary Professor
I am Professor Emeritus and Hononary Professor in the Department of Arts and Humanities. I...
Dr Marco Benoit Carbone Dr Marco Benoit Carbone
Lecturer in Games Design
Marco joined Brunel in December 2018 and is a Lecturer in Media, Culture & Society. He conve...
Dr Josephine Coleman Dr Josephine Coleman
Lecturer in Media and Public Relations
As a Geography graduate from Cambridge University, Josephine first worked as a promotions and PR Exe...
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+44 (0)1895 266620 Gaskell Building 166
Dr Jessica Cox Dr Jessica Cox
Divisional Lead/Senior Lecturer in English Literature
Jessica obtained her PhD from Swansea University in 2007 and worked as a lecturer at the University ...
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+44 (0)1895 266402 Gaskell Building 126
Mr Chris Cox Mr Chris Cox
Divisional Lead / Snr Lecturer (Education) in Games
Chris lectures in Games Design and Games Application. He has an MA in Games Theory and Design from B...
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+44 (0)1895 265696 Gaskell Building 151
Dr John Croft Dr John Croft
Reader - Music
John Croft (b. 1971) studied philosophy and music at the Victoria University of Wellington, and comp...
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+44 (0)1895 266583 Gaskell Building 030
Dr Thaleia Deniozou Dr Thaleia Deniozou
Senior Lecturer (Education)
Thaleia is a Senior Lecturer in Games Art. She is also the Programme Leader for the BA Games Design ...
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+44 (0)1895 265787 Gaskell Building 152
Ms Frances Dickenson Ms Frances Dickenson
Lecturer (Education) in Film Production
At Brunel, delivering a variety of modules, online, both as module leader and sharing delivery. Prio...
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+44 (0)1895 268507
Dr Mariza Dima Dr Mariza Dima
Senior Lecturer in Games Design
Mariza is a Lecturer in Games Design. She specialises in User Experience and User Interface design f...
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+44 (0)1895 267313 Gaskell Building 175
Ms Meretta Elliott Ms Meretta Elliott
Head of Department / Reader - Arts & Humanities
Meretta trained as an actress at the School of Theatre in Manchester and went on to complete an MA i...
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+44 (0)1895 266567 Gaskell Building 102
Professor Bernardine Evaristo Professor Bernardine Evaristo
Professor - Creative Writing
Professor Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize 2019, the world's most prestigious prize for...
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+44 (0)1895 267240 Gaskell Building 132
Dr Carl Faia Dr Carl Faia
Lecturer in Digital Programmes
Dr Carl Faia studied composition at the University of California at Santa Barbara with Peter Racine ...
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+44 (0)1895 265501 Gaskell Building 021
Dr Emma Filtness Dr Emma Filtness
Lecturer (Education) in Creative Writing
Dr Emma Filtness is Lecturer in Creative Writing (Academic Education). She is primarily a poet, but ...
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+44 (0)1895 268547 Gaskell Building 133
Professor Christopher Fox Professor Christopher Fox
Professor - Music
Christopher Fox is a composer, teacher and writer on new music. Between 1984 and 1994 he was a membe...
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+44 (0)1895 267256 Gaskell Building 023
Dr Ivan Girina Dr Ivan Girina
Lecturer in Games Studies
Ivan Girina is a Lecturer in Game Studies and holds a PhD in Film and Television Studies from the Un...
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+44 (0)1895 268286 Gaskell Building 125
Mrs Nehama Grenimann Bauch Mrs Nehama Grenimann Bauch
Nehama Grenimann Bauch holds an M.A. in Art Therapy from the University of Haifa, Israel, and a BFA ...
Mrs Kathryn Gynn Mrs Kathryn Gynn
Currenly a PhD student at Brunel University in the Arts & Humanities department. PhD is in Creat...
Dr Dominik Havsteen-Franklin Dr Dominik Havsteen-Franklin
Professor - Practice Arts Therapy
Dominik Havsteen-Franklin is a Professor of Practice (Arts Therapies) at Brunel University, with a P...
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+44 (0)1895 266060 Gaskell Building 028
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 ...
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+44 (0)1895 266832 Gaskell Building 162
Dr Emily Horton Dr Emily Horton
Emily received her PhD from the University of Nottingham in 2009 and worked at various universities,...
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+44 (0)1895 266369 Gaskell Building 143
Dr Kate Houlden Dr Kate Houlden
Lecturer in English Literature
Kate obtained her AHRC-funded PhD from Queen Mary, University of London in 2010. She has previously ...
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+44 (0)1895 266239 Gaskell 141
Professor Nick Hubble Professor Nick Hubble
I am Professor of Modern and Contemporary English, Co-Director of the Brunel Centre for Contemporary...
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+44 (0)1895 266245 Gaskell Building 123
Dr Leon Hunt Dr Leon Hunt
Senior Lecturer - Arts and Humanities
Leon is a Senior Lecturer in Film and TV Studies. His teaching and research interests include Hong K...
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+44 (0)1895 266586 Gaskell Building 160
Dr Andra Ivanescu Dr Andra Ivanescu
Lecturer in Games Studies
Andra is a Lecturer in Game Studies and a ludomusicologist. Andra’s research interests are bro...
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+44 (0)1895 265924 Gaskell Building 175
Professor Geoff King Professor Geoff King
Professor - Film Studies
Geoff King has published numerous books, particularly focused on Hollywood and American independent ...
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+44 (0)1895 265826 Gaskell Building 167
Dr Max Kinnings Dr Max Kinnings
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Max is the author of four novels, HITMAN (2000), THE FIXER (2001), both published by Hodder & St...
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+44 (0)1895 267769 Gaskell Building 128
Mr Vincenzo La Spesa Mr Vincenzo La Spesa
Vincenzo La Spesa is classical/electric guitarist and composer. He is currently a Phd student workin...
Mr Frazer Lee Mr Frazer Lee
Creative Writing Senior Lecturer
Frazer Lee is a novelist, screenwriter and director. His screen credits include the award-winning sh...
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+44 (0)1895 266578 Gaskell Building 130
Dr Kate Lewis Dr Kate Lewis
Lecturer (Education Academic) in Music
Kate Lewis is a multi-genre guitarist, educator and researcher. She holds a BMus (Hons) and MMu...
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+44 (0)1895 267235 Gaskell Building 022
Dr Hannah Lowe Dr Hannah Lowe
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Dr Hannah Lowe is a Lecturer in Creative Writing. She is a poet and memoirist, whose work lies betwe...
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+44 (0)1895 267967 Gaskell Building 127
Dr Claire Lynch Dr Claire Lynch
Claire Lynch is a Reader in English and Irish Literature at Brunel University London. A graduate of ...
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+44 (0)1895 266475 Gaskell Building 134
Miss Adriana Mallary Miss Adriana Mallary
Adriana Mallary holds a MSc in Computing and IT from the University of St Andrews and a BA in Games ...
Miss Rachel Mervis Miss Rachel Mervis
I am a PhD student at Brunel University. I received an MA in Directing, BA World Performance an...
Mr Mario Michaelides Mr Mario Michaelides
Reader (Education)
Mario Michaelides is a Reader in Games Design. For over 19 years, Mario has dedicated his career to ...
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+44 (0)1895 266167 Gaskell Building 152
Dr Royona Mitra Dr Royona Mitra
Associate Dean / Reader - Dance and Performance Cultures
Royona is the author of Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism (Palgrave, May 2015). Her book is t...
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+44 (0)1895 266821 Gaskell Building 110
Dr Jago Morrison Dr Jago Morrison
Reader - English
Jago Morrison is a specialist in contemporary literature. His key areas of expertise are:Contempor...
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+44 (0)1895 265827 Gaskell Building 129
Ms Rhianna Morse Ms Rhianna Morse
I am a PhD student at Brunel University in the Department of Arts and Humanities. I have received my...
Dr Sharanya Murali Dr Sharanya Murali
Lecturer (Education Academic) in Theatre
My first degree was in English Literature, having minored in French Literature and Philosophy. I rec...
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+44 (0)1895 266580 Gaskell 114
Mr Daljit Nagra Mr Daljit Nagra
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
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+44 (0)1895 268711 Gaskell Building 135
Miss Chinyere Okoroafor Miss Chinyere Okoroafor
Dr Katrina O'Loughlin Dr Katrina O'Loughlin
Lecturer in English
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Mr Kasparas Pakalnis Mr Kasparas Pakalnis
A 1st year PhD student in Creative Writing.  Previously studiend BA English with Creative Writi...
Dr Katerina Paramana Dr Katerina Paramana
Senior Lecturer in Theatre
Dr. Katerina Paramana is an artist and scholar, and Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Theatre...
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+44 (0)1895 268900 Gaskell Building 109
Ms Sarah Penny Ms Sarah Penny
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Sarah Penny emigrated to the UK from South Africa in 2003 to lecture in Creative Writing at Brunel U...
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+44 (0)1895 266581 Gaskell Building 131
Dr Grant Peterson Dr Grant Peterson
Senior Lecturer in Theatre
I joined Brunel in 2013 and co-founded the musical theatre subject strand and degree pathway courses...
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+44 (0)1895 265543 Gaskell Building 112
Dr Ellie Reed Dr Ellie Reed
Lecturer in English
Dr Ellie Reed is a Lecturer in English at Brunel University London. Her teaching specialism is twent...
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+44 (0)1895 268802 Gaskell Building 138
Dr Mary Richards Dr Mary Richards
Associate Dean / Reader - Theatre
I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Ma...
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+44 (0)1895 266570 Gaskell Building 108
Mr Colin Riley Mr Colin Riley
Senior Lecturer in Music
Colin Riley's music draws on a range of elements including new technologies, improvisation, son...
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+44 (0)1895 266582 Gaskell Building 026
Dr Caroline Ruddell Dr Caroline Ruddell
Divisional Lead/Senior Lecturer
Caroline Ruddell is Programme Lead and Senior Lecturer in Film and Television in the Department of A...
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+44 (0)1895 267937 Gaskell Building 165
Dr Daniele Rugo Dr Daniele Rugo
Reader - Film and TV Practice
I am an award-winning filmmaker and scholar. My main interests are in documentary and conflict, worl...
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+44 (0)1895 265353 Gaskell Building 161
Mr Benjamin Saugman Mr Benjamin Saugman
Professor Will Self Professor Will Self
Professor - Modern Thought
Will Self is the author of nine novels, six collections of short stories, three novellas and six non...
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+44 (0)1895 265913 Gaskell Building 139
Dr Iman Sheeha Dr Iman Sheeha
Lecturer in Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature
I joined Brunel English in 2018 as Lecturer in English (Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature). My...
T: +44 (0)1895 267233
+44 (0)1895 267233 Gaskell Building 141
Ms Ariel Sobel Ms Ariel Sobel
Professor William Spurlin Professor William Spurlin
Vice Dean Education / Professor - English
William J Spurlin is Professor of English and Vice-Dean/Education in the College of Business, Arts &...
T: +44 (0)1895 266234
+44 (0)1895 266234 Gaskell Building 142
Ms Fiona Templeton Ms Fiona Templeton
Senior Lecturer in Drama
Fiona Templeton is an internationally recognised innovator in writing and directing for theatre and ...
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+44 (0)1895 266571 Gaskell Building 113
Professor Philip Tew Professor Philip Tew
Honorary Professor - Arts and Humanities
Philip Tew is Professor of English (Post-1900 Literature) at Brunel, and the Convenor of the MA in E...
T: +44 (0)1895 267257
+44 (0)1895 267257 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
+44 (0)1895 267403 Gaskell Building 103
Mr Benjamin James Thomas Mr Benjamin James Thomas
Currently studying a PhD in Creative Writing - with a focus on psychogeography. Previous works inclu...
Professor William Watkin Professor William Watkin
Professor - English
William Watkin is Professor of Contemporary Philosophy and Literature. He has been at Brunel Univers...
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+44 (0)1895 266560 Gaskell Building 119
Professor Michael Wayne Professor Michael Wayne
Professor - Media
Michael has been an academic most of his working life. In part this is because studying film at the ...
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+44 (0)1895 265830 Gaskell Building 166
Mr Thomas Willett Mr Thomas Willett
Thomas Willett is a Doctoral Researcher in Creative Writing. He completed his BA in English with Cre...
Mr Zhi Xu Mr Zhi Xu
Zhi Xu is a choreographer, dancer and researcher. He is currently working towards a PhD with a focus...
Professor Benjamin Zephaniah Professor Benjamin Zephaniah
Professor - Creative Writing
Professor Benjamin Zephaniah was one of the pioneers of the performance poetry ‘scene’ i...
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Miss Haihan Zhu Miss Haihan Zhu
Haihan ZHU is doing her PhD in the Department of film and television studies. Before coming to Brune...