Teaching fellowships

Recognising excellence in teaching

The University is very proud of its teaching staff and promotes the professional recognition of their teaching expertise through nationally recognised fellowships awarded by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

The University has over 800 members of staff who are Fellows of the HEA and over 350 members of staff who are Associate Fellows of the HEA.

The highest level of recognition through the HEA is Principal Fellow of the HEA.

9 members of the university are recognised at this level:

  • Karen Atkinson - Professional Lead Physiotherapy
  • Dr Helen Barefoot - Deputy Director of the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Frank Haddleton - Director of Academic Quality Assurance
  • Dr Karen Smith - Principal Lecturer Collaborative Research and Development in the School of Education
  • Peter D'Sena - Learning and Teaching Specialist, the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Amanda Roberts - Visiting Lecturer, School of Education
  • Cordelia Bryan - Learning and Teaching Specialist, the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Sarah Flynn - Associate Director of Learning and Teaching (Workplace Learning and Degree Apprenticeships), the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Julia Petty - Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing, School of Health and Social Work
  • Karen Barton, Director of Learning Teaching Innovation Centre, Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Judith Baines, Head of Careers and Employment Service, Enterprise and Business Development

72 members of staff are now Senior Fellows of the HEA recognising their learning and teaching expertise and their leadership and support of others.

  • Laura Abbott – Lecturer, School of Health and Social Work
  • Rosemary Allen – Principal Lecturer, School of Education
  • Nirmala Arunasalam – School of Health and Social Work
  • Judith Baines – Enterprise & Business Development
  • Thomas Baker – Associate Dean (Learning, Teaching & Student Experience), School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Denise Ball - Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Alex Baxter – Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Music Technology, School of Creative Arts
  • Janette Bowyer – Associate Director Academic Quality Assurance, Academic Registry
  • Maureen Brennan – School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Barbara Brownie – Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), School of Creative Arts
  • Virginia Bugeja – School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dominic Bygate – Learning and Teaching Specialist, Office of Vice-Chancellor
  • Alison Cain – Deputy Dean, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Silvio Carta – Programme Leader, School of Creative Arts
  • Lynn Chapman – Visiting Lecturer, School of Education
  • Helen Charlwood – Development Facilitator, People Development and Change, Human Resources
  • Karen Clark – Principal Lecturer, Office of the Vice-Chancellor
  • Raymond Cobb – Principal Lecturer in Accounting, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Barry Costas – Senior Lecturer, School of Education
  • Darren Dalcher – Hertfordshire Business School
  • Soheil Davari – Senior Lecturer in Operations & Supply Chain Management, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Owen Davies – Professor of Social History; Associate Head of School (Research), School of Humanities
  • Denise Dollimore – Principal Lecturer, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Patricia Edwards – School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Emma Elkington – Head of Accounting, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Suzanne Fergus – Associate Professor, School of Life and Medical Science
  • Theo Gilbert – School of Humanities
  • Lesley Glass – Associate Dean (Visiting Lecturers), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Rosemary Godbold – Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Work
  • Sarah Gonzalez – Enterprise & Business Development
  • Kim Goode – Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Work
  • Lynne Gordon – School of Health and Social Work
  • Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming – Associate Director, Academic Quality Assurance-Degree Apprenticeships
  • Marjolein Groefsema – Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance) – School of Humanities
  • Edina Harbinja – Hertfordshire Law School
  • Cheryl Holman – Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), School of Health and Social Work
  • Jacqueline Hulse – Associate Director, Academic Registry
  • Amanda Jefferies – School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Julie Kelly – Head of the Student Centre, Academic Registry
  • Natasha Khilji – Principal Lecturer ISPM, Programme Leader Undergraduate International Business and International Management and Direct Entrant Programme Leader, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Petros Khoudian – Associate Director Academic Quality Assurance, Academic Registry
  • Stewart Kirton – Head of Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Science, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Anna Levett – Enterprise & Business Development
  • Sarah Lloyd – Professor of History, School of Humanities
  • Fang Lou – Principal Lecturer in Physiology
  • Angela Madden – Subject Group Lead for Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Barbara Mason – Senior Clinical Tutor, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Ciara Meehan – Associate Dean (Education and Student Experience), School of Humanities
  • Catherine Minns Lowe – School of Health and Social Work
  • John Mower – School of Physics, Astrophysics and Mathematics
  • Ann-Marie Oates – Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Work
  • Festus Oderanti – Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Ivan Phillips – Associate Dean of School (Learning and Teaching), School of Creative Arts
  • Karen Robins – Associate Dean of School (Learning and Teaching), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Tony Rosella – Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader for Fashion, School of Creative Arts
  • Timothy Sands – Principal Lecturer and Academic Project Manager, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Guy Saward – School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Anshul Lau – E-Learning Technologist, Office of the Vice-Chancellor
  • Joel Shahar – Hertfordshire Business School
  • Jayne Smith – Senior Lecturer in Fashion, School of Creative Arts
  • Theresa Titchener – Programme Leader, School of Health and Social Work
  • David Turner – Principal Lecturer in Sports Coaching, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Nkiruka Umaru – Principal Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Lynn Vos – Associate Professor for Marketing, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Julie Vuolo – Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Health and Social Work
  • Hany Wells – Hertfordshire Business School
  • Elizabeth White – Research Lead in Teacher Education and Secondary School Direct Salaried Lead, School of Education
  • Ian Willcock – Principal Lecturer in Interactive Media, School of Creative Arts
  • Scarlett Xiao – Associate Professor in Learning and Teaching, School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Hannan Xiao – Principal Lecturer, School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Amanda Yip – Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Jennifer Young – School of Humanities
  • Adam Crymble, Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme

The University currently has 7 members of staff with prestigious National Teaching Fellowships. The national competition, organised by the Higher Education Academy, recognises, rewards and celebrates individuals who make an outstanding impact on the student learning experience.

National Teaching Fellows

  • Prof Guillaume Alinier - Professor of Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • Irene Anderson - Reader in Learning and Teaching in Healthcare Practice, School of Health and Social Work
  • Dominic Bygate  - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Martina Doolan - School of Computer Science
  • Dr Suzanne Fergus - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Prof Joy Jarvis - Professor of Educational Practice
  • Prof Amanda Jefferies - Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning, School of Computer Science
  • Sarah Flynn - Associate Director of Learning and Teaching (Workplace Learning and Degree Apprenticeships), Office of the Vice-Chancellor