Our people

The team of academics from the School of the Arts, English and Media are professional writers, artists, designers, performers and directors, and are immersed in the world of creative industries.

Head of school

Dr Jo Law (acting)

Deputy head of school

Guy Freer (acting)

Head of Students

Dr Renee Middlemost

Head of Postgraduate Studies

Dr Michael Griffith (acting until August 2022)
Dr Margaret Hamilton

Honorary Professorial Fellows

Visiting Professorial Fellows

  • Professor Gareth Griffiths
  • Professor Nijmeh Hajjar
  • Professor Peta Tait 

Honorary Principal Fellows

Honorary Senior Fellows

  • Associate Professor Les Blakebrough AM
  • Associate Professor Anne Ferran
  • Associate Professor Paul Sharrad
  • Dr David Blackall
  • Dr Eric Loo 
  • Timothy Daly
  • Robert Leonard

Senior Research Fellow

Honorary Fellows 

Visiting Fellow

  • Dr Anna Funder 

Honorary Post-Doctoral Research Associates

  • Dr Louise Boscacci
  • Dr Megan Brown
  • Dr Nicola Heywood
  • Dr Phillipa Newling
  • Dr Leonie Watson

Hall Murray
Manager, Technical Services

Glenn Alexander
Technical Officer, Digital Media

Alistair Davies
Technical Officer, Performance and Theatre

Aaron Hull
Technical Officer, Audio Production

Anna Jones
Technical Officer, Communications and Media

Stacie Sims
Technical Officer, Visual Arts - Textiles and Printmaking

Tom Williams
Technical Officer, Photography

Equipment loans,and studio bookings

For more information on specific academic or professional staff, please visit the university contact directory.