Visiting Academics

Social Sciences and Humanities

In the school of  Social Sciences and Humanities, our visiting Professors and Senior Fellows play an important role in research, teaching, enterprise and knowledge exchange. These academics share a wealth of experience and expertise within their specialised field. Their profiles are highlighted here.

 

 

Eamonn Carrabine is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex and a Visiting Professor at the University of Suffolk in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. ...

Nigel South is a Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Criminology, University of Essex, UK, a visiting Adjunct Professor, School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, and a Visiting Professor, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of Suf...

I hold degrees in Linguistics from Queen Mary University of London (PhD/ MA) and the University of Sussex (BA). Prior to my current appointment, I was a Visiting Lecturer in Digital Communications at Regents University London and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Queen Mary Unive...

Dr Nicholas R. Amor (MA (Oxon), solicitor) is chairman of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History (SIAH). He has a particular interest in late medieval economic and social history. He is author of Late medieval Ipswich: trade and industry and From wool to cloth: the triumph...

Dr John Callow graduated from Lancaster University with First Class Honours in History in 1993. He achieved an MA with Distinction from Durham in 1994, the Queens Award for Best Qualified Postgraduate from Lancaster University 1994-95, and his PhD in History from Lancaster Universit...

Dr Jonathan Kasstan is Visiting Senior Fellow in Linguistics at the University of Suffolk and a Teaching Fellow in Sociolinguistics at Queen Mary University of London. He holds an M.Phil from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from Kent University. His M.Phil thesis examined pho...

Rosaleen is currently Deputy Virtual School Head for Suffolk County Council; she has had a long career in education dating back to entering the teaching profession in 1991.  During that time, she has worked in Nottinghamshire, Birmingham, Suffolk and New Zealand, completing a Post-...

Alison Bird is Services Director and Clinical Lead for Stalking at Changing Pathways, an Essex-based charity supporting victims of stalking and domestic abuse. Alison has worked nationally and locally with victims for over a decade.   ...

Tink Palmer is the Founder CEO of The Marie Collins Foundation, where she now works as a consultant. Tink has worked with children and their families for the past 46 years and has specialised in child sexual abuse. She is an experienced clinical and forensic practitioner, manager, ...

Andy Phippen is a professor of digital rights at Bournemouth University and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Suffolk.  He has specialised in the use of ICTs in social contexts for over 15 years, carrying out a large amount of grass roots research on issues such as attit...

Noel is Professor of Social Policy at University of Suffolk and Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences. After a brief, early career in social work, Noel completed a PhD in social anthropology at Queen's University, Belfast.  He joined University of Suffolk in April 2012 afte...

Dr Jamie Bernthal-Hooker (J.C. Bernthal) is a writer and academic with special interests in crime fiction and queer theory. In particular, he is an internationally recognized authority on Agatha Christie, and in 2020 was awarded the George N. Dove Award by the American Popular Cultu...

Zoe Gilbert is the author of two novels, Folk (Bloomsbury, 2018), which was shortlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize and adapted for BBC radio, and Mischief Acts (Bloomsbury 2022). Her short stories have been published widely, broadcast on Radio 4, and won prizes includi...

Sarah was a Senior Lecturer in Childhood in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Sarah began her career as a Registered Nurse at the Leeds General Infirmary. Subsequently, she graduated from the Open University with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and began a career in teaching...

Dr Matthew Bland is an Associate Professor in Evidence Based Policing and Deputy Director of the Police Executive Programme. He is a Fellow of the Jerry Lee Centre of Experimental Criminology and Elected Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology. ...

Career Overview Jessica began her career with an ESRC studentship to study Quantitative Sociology at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex after completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Criminology. After completing an MA in Social Research ...

John West-Burnham is an independent writer, teacher and consultant in education leadership with a particular interest in leadership learning and development and innovative approaches to learning in schools and communities. He has been a schoolteacher, teacher trainer, education offi...

Esmee Wilcox is currently working with healthcare and local government clients and associated communities of interest and place. ...

Gill Lowe has been involved in the development and delivery of the English (Hons) BA course since 1991. She was Course Leader for several years and is now affiliated as Visiting Fellow. She specialises in auto/biography, late nineteenth and early twentieth century literature. Whilst...

Claire is an applied psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (with membership of the Occupational and Educational & Child Psychology Divisions). As the Principal Educational Psychologist of the Suffolk Psychology & Therapeutic Services she work...