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Academic staff


Mehmet Agdiran
Lecturer in Education and Child Psychology
Research specialisms: Child psychology


Prof Mel Ainscow
Emeritus Professor

Research specialisms: Education


Loretta Anthony-Okeke
Senior Tutor in Education


Zahra Alijah
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Science


Dr Rosa Archer
Senior Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Mathematics


Dr Paul Armstrong
Senior Lecturer in Education (Leadership and Management)


Catherine Atkinson
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr Cathy Atkinson
Lecturer in Educational and Child Psychology

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Dr Alexander Baratta
Senior Lecturer in Education (Language, Linguistics and Communication)

Research specialisms: Language and identity; Linguistic prejudice; Intercultural communication; Academic writing; Visual pedagogy


Karen Beswick
Lecturer in Education (Primary)

Research specialisms: Assessment in higher education; Initial teacher education; Primary science and design technology; Teaching and learning in primary and higher education


Elizabeth Birchinall
Co-Director primary PGCE and course leader humanities and cross-curricular studies
Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr Laura Black
Senior Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Mathematics education; Identity; Early childhood; Social theories of learning


Prof Caroline Bond
Senior Lecturer in Educational and Child Psychology

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Howard Bond
Lecturer (Management, Leadership and Leisure)

Research specialisms: Leisure management


Jo Bragg
Research Associate


George Brooks
Teaching Fellow

Research specialisms: Counselling


Susan Brown
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Education


Rob Buck
Lecturer in Education (Science Education)

Research specialisms: Science


Prof Erica Burman
Professor of Education

Research specialisms: Education


Dr Sophina Choudry
Presidential Academic Fellow

Research specialisms: Mathematics education; Sociology of education; Teaching and learning; Social statistics; Social inequality


Heather Cockayne
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr Steven Courtney
Senior Lecturer in Management and Leadership

Research specialisms: Management and leadership


Louisa Dawes
Teaching Fellow; Director of Teach First PGCE

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Susan Dawson
Senior Tutor in Education


Ola Demkowicz
Lecturer in Psychology of Education

Research specialisms: Psychology of education


Joanne Doherty
Senior Tutor in Education


Tom Donnai
Teaching Fellow (History)

Research specialisms: History


Jill Ebrey
Lecturer in Education
Research specialisms: Teacher education


Martyn Edwards
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr Carl Emery
Research Fellow

Research specialisms: Poverty and disadvantage


Prof Linda Evans
Professor of Education

Research specialisms: All aspects of working life in education contexts; Leadership; Professional development; Higher education and academic work; Researcher development and research leadership


Miriam Firth
Senior Lecturer (Management, Leadership and Leisure)

Research specialisms: Leisure management


Dr Richard Fay
Lecturer in Education (TESOL and Intercultural Communication)

Research specialisms: Intercultural communication


Claire Forbes
Lecturer in Education (PGCE Secondary Modern Languages)

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Anna Foster
Teaching Fellow

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Alexander Gardner-McTaggart
Lecturer in Educational Leadership

Research specialisms: Educational leadership


Dr Amanda Banks Gatenby
Lecturer in Digital Technologies and Communication in Education

Research specialisms: Technologies and communication


Susan Goldrick
Research Associate (Centre for Equity)

Research specialisms: Education


Nahielly Palacios Gonzalez
Senior Tutor in Education


Laura Goodfellow
Senior Tutor in Education


Elizabeth Gregory
Senior Tutor in Education


Prof Helen Gunter
Professor of Education Policy

Research specialisms: Education policy; Political studies; Knowledge production; Education leadership; Critical theory


Dr Terry Hanley
Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology

Research specialisms: Counselling psychology


Emma Harding
Lecturer in Education and Child Psychology

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Halina Harvey
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr Alexandra Hennessey
Lecturer in Psychology of Education

Research specialisms: Psychology of education


Dr Diane Harris
Research Associate


Laurence Hicks
Teaching Fellow

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Bob Hindle
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Education policy; Prevent duty


Dr Lise Hopwood
Teaching Fellow

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr Andy Howes
Senior Lecturer in Education; Director of Secondary PGCE

Research specialisms: Science


Zhuo Min Huang
Senior Tutor in Education


Belinda Hughes
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr John Hull
Teaching Fellow


Prof Neil Humphrey
Professor of Psychology of Education; Head of Institute

Research specialisms: Mental health in children


Dr Graeme Hutcheson
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Education


Mark Innes
Teaching Fellow (English)

Research specialisms: English


Taslima Ivy
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr Sara Jackson
Teaching Fellow (Teach First)

Research specialisms: Teaching education


Nooshin Jahangiri
Senior Tutor in Education


Prof Steve Jones
Head of the Manchester Institute of Education

Research specialisms: Higher education; Education policy; Discourse analysis


Afroditi Kalambouka
Research Assistant


John Keen
Lecturer in Education (PGCE English)

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Carmel Kellett
PGCE Secondary English Tutor

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr Catherine Kelly
Lecturer in Education and Child Psychology

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Dr Kirstin Kerr
Senior Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Education


Karen Kilkenny
Primary Partnership and School Direct Lead

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Naina Kotecha
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Felix Kwihangana
Senior Tutor in Education


Boran (Sam) Li
Senior Tutor (Management, Leadership and Leisure)

Research specialisms: Leisure Management


Dr Miguel Antonio Lim
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Higher education; International education; Transnational education; Rankings and metrics; Higher education diplomacy


Dr Sylvie Lomer
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Higher education


Dr Eric Lybeck
Research Fellow


Dr Sarah MacQuarrie
Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Education

Research specialisms: Educational psychology


Narinder Mann
Lecturer of Geography Education

Research specialisms: Geography education


Peter Marks
Team Leader School Liaison

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Carla Mason
Research Associate


Tee McCaldin
Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Management


Dr Susie Miles
Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education

Research specialisms: Inclusive education


Dr Jenna Mittelmeier
Lecturer in Education (International)

Research specialisms: Higher education; International students' experiences; Curriculum internationalisation; Social transitions in higher education; Research methods


Sian Morgan
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr Gary Motteram
Senior Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Education; Distance education; Challenging contexts; Technology-enhanced language learning; Mobile learning


Dr Lisa Murtagh
Senior Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr Michael O'Donoghue
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: Education


Alisha O’Neill
Senior Tutor in Education


Dr Zeynep Onat-Stelma
Lecturer in Education

Research specialisms: Education


Maria Pampaka
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: Mathematics


Dr Margarita Panayiotou
Research Associate


Kirsty Pert
Senior Tutor in Education


Rebecca Phillips
Senior Lecturer in Education (Primary PGCE)

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr Josef Ploner
Lecturer in International and Comparative Education


Dr Pauline Prevett

Research specialisms: Special education


Prof Pamela Qualter
Professor of Education


Dr Stephen Rayner
Lecturer in Education Leadership

Research specialisms: Educational leadership


Prof Carlo Raffo
Professor of Urban Education

Research specialisms: Poverty and disadvantage


Dr Debbie Ralls
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow


Karen Roberts
Teaching Fellow (Modern Languages)

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Adam Rumble
Lecturer in Education and Child Psychology

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Haleema Sadia
Senior Tutor in Education


Kate Sapin
Teaching Fellow

Research specialisms: Education


Rebecca Simpson-Hargreaves
Initial Teacher Training Tutor, English Lecturer Primary PGCE

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Diane Slaouti
Senior Lecturer


Dr David Spendlove
Professor of Education

Research specialisms: Initial teacher education; Teaching and learning; Creative and design education; Technology education; Assessment


Dr Garry Squires
Professor of Educational Psychology

Research specialisms: Applied educational psychology; Special educational needs; Inclusion; Mental health and therapeutic interventions; Evaluating school-based interventions


Dr Juup Stelma
Senior Lecturer in Education (TESOL)


Hannah Strickland
Initial Teacher Training Tutor

Research specialisms: Teacher education


Dr David Swanson
Research Associate and PGCE Secondary Mathematics Tutor

Research specialisms: Mathematics


Joanne Taberner
Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education

Research specialisms: Teacher education


George Thomas
Lecturer in Education and Child Psychology

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Jonathan Tolan
Teaching Fellow (Maths)

Research specialisms: Mathematics


Lesley Warr

Research specialisms: Leisure management


Dr Drew Whitworth
Reader in Education

Research specialisms: Digital literacy; Information literacy; Distance learning; Critical theory; Staff development


Dr Michael Wigelsworth
Senior Lecturer (Psychology of Education)

Research specialisms: Educational psychology


Hannah Wilkinson
Senior Tutor in Education


Prof Julian Williams
Professor of Education

Research specialisms: Mathematics


Dr Laura Winter
Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology

Research specialisms: Social justice; Inequality; Emotional well-being; Counselling psychology


Lawrence Wo
Research Assistant


Prof Kevin Woods
Professor of Educational and Child Psychology; Research Director

Research specialisms: Child psychology


Umit Yildiz
Senior Tutor in Education


Emeritus & Honorary


Prof Peter Farrell
Professor Emeritus

Research specialisms: Educational needs


Aleksander Jedrosz
Honorary Fellow

Research specialisms: Science education; School architecture; Teacher education; School leadership structures


Prof Ruth Lupton
Honorary Professor

Research specialisms: Poverty


Prof Gajendra Verma
Emeritus Professor


Prof Mel West
Emeritus Professor

Research specialisms: Education