Teaching Responsibilities

Lecturer in Graphics and Photography

Overview

My media career spans over 20 years and includes experience in design and post-production at the BBC, where I was credited on a wide range of programme grenres including news and current affairs, documentary, entertainment, music and sport.

I moved into higher education around 20 years ago, working in both New Zealand and the UK, including a stint as Director of the Manchester Institute of Telematics and Employment Research at Manchester Metropolitan University. The institute focused on assisting north west businesses to achieve greater competitiveness by innovatively applying new information and communication technologies.

My current professional practice is grounded in social documentary photography and I regularly receive commissions from clients nationally in the health and social care sectors.

Current research activity is focused on the representation of disability in photography and I work in collaboration with communities and support organisations to explore society’s complex relationship with disability imagery.