Roles and Responsibilities

Teaching profile:IMG_20140410_083043

Cardiff University (GTA)

2009 – 2010Introduction to Social Policy (1st year undergraduate), Social Policy Analysis (2nd year undergraduate)

2010 – 2011Introduction to Social Policy (1st year Undergraduate), Social Policy Analysis (2nd year Undergraduate), Poverty, Social Policy and Income Maintenance (2nd year Undergraduate), Social Policy (Taught Masters/Professional Doctorate Programme Social Work), Inclusive Governance: Power, Politics and Policy (Taught Masters)

2011 – 2012: Introduction to Social Policy (1st year Undergraduate), Social Policy Analysis (2nd year Undergraduate -), Poverty, Social Policy and Income Maintenance (2nd Year), Social Science Perspectives (Masters Social Work)

University of Bristol (Lecturer in Social Policy)

2012 – 2013: Unit director Social Policy and the Welfare State: Key Concepts and Contemporary Issues  and Social Policy and the Welfare State: Welfare Theories (1st year undergraduate). Contributor to MA Social Work and dissertation supervisor (undergraduate and Masters levels).

University of Birmingham (Lecturer in Social Policy)

2013 – 2014: Module co-ordinator Policy into Practice (2nd year undergraduate); Sectors and Services (MA) and Social Policy, Welfare and Society (Birmingham Foundation Academy). Contributor to Social Issues and Social Policy and dissertation supervision.

Word Cloud from my book Trading Time (2015)
Word Cloud from my book Trading Time (2015)

2014-2015: Module co-ordinator Policy Analysis (2nd year undergraduate); Sectors and Services (MA) and Social Policy, Welfare and Society (Birmingham Foundation Academy). Contributor to Social Issues and Social Policy (1st Yr), Social Research Methods and Global Perspectives (2nd Yr), as well as Youth, Crime and Justice, Comparative Social Policy (3rd Yr), and dissertation supervision (BA and MA).

2015-2016: Module co-ordinator Introduction to Social Policy (1st year undergraduate); Policy Analysis (2nd year undergraduate) and Sectors and Services (MA). Contributor to Social Research Methods and Global Perspectives (2nd Yr), as well as Youth, Crime and Justice (3rd Yr), and dissertation supervision (BA and MA).

Academic background:

64102_10153022480540315_1046786821_n2002 – 2005: BScEcon Social Policy and Sociology, Cardiff University;

2007 – 2008: MSc Social Science Research Methodology (Social Policy), Cardiff University;

2009 – 2012: DPhil, Cardiff University. 1079100_10153096718310315_39180675_o

2012 – 2013: Lecturer in Social Policy, School of Policy Studies, University of Bristol

2013 – Present: Lecturer in Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham

Administration Roles

  • Examination’s Officer and Extenuating Circumstances Officer for Social Policy programmes (UG and PGT) from 2013 – present
  • School of Social Policy, School Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement from August 2015 to present

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