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Dr Suzanne Albary

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Suzanne Albary

Course Leader for BA (Hons) Business Management, and BA (Hons) Business Management Professional [Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship]
Academic Lead for GBS Partnership

T: +44 (0)1473 338507

Suzanne holds a PhD in Art History and Theory and is responsible for the BA (Hons) Business Management degree at the Suffolk Business School. She has a wide variety of research interests, particularly in the intersection of dress and clothing, identity and authenticity, and ideas around ‘success’ in the workplace. In her role as Senior Lecturer in Employment Development, her work also focuses on employability and pedagogy, and supporting successful transitions in students through university and career progression. Suzanne’s teaching interests are in research methods and work-based learning, which means she contributes to programmes and levels across the Suffolk Business School.


  • Adult Mental Health Aware, MHFA (2019)
  • SFHEA (2018)
  • PhD Art History and Theory (2016)
  • MA Pre-Columbian and Native American Art and Architecture (2009)
  • BA (Hons) History (2008)


  • University of Suffolk (August 2015-Present)
              Senior Lecturer in Employment Development
  • University of Wales, St Trinity David (2017-Present)
              External Examiner
  • University of Suffolk April 2015-August 2015
              Employer Liaison Adviser
  • University of Essex October 2010-July 2014
              Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • University of Essex October 2010-August 2012
              Information and Internships Assistant


  • Applied Management Practice / Applied Marketing Practice (work-based learning) (level 5)
  • Designing and Running a Research Project (level 5)
  • Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor (level 6)
  • Research Methods (level 7)


  • Pedagogy
  • Employability
  • Identity and success in organisations
  • Autoethnography and qualitative research methodologies


Associate Supervisor for the following projects:

  • Understanding the importance and re-commercialisation of the fifth generation of video games through nostalgia driven online discourse
  • An examination of how different structures of time affect employee satisfaction and productivity


Albary, S. (forthcoming) 'Narratives in (in)authenticity: the Early Career Academic (ECA)' in Clarke, Richards & Vine (eds) Storytelling. Palgrave Macmillan.

Albary, S. & R. Albary (forthcoming) ‘Drawing the Unknowable - Lovecraft’s Cosmic Horror in Magic: The Gathering and Hearthstone’ in Alcala & Sederholm (eds) Not Dead, But Dreaming: Reading Lovecraft in the 21st Century. Routledge.

(née Nolan)
Gartland, C., S. Nolan, P. Ayling & C. Dogaru (2020) “Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) Employer Collaborations with University and Pre-University (16-19 Years) Settings: A Review of Evidence of Impact and Implications for Future Practice”, INTED2020 14th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference Proceedings. DOI: 10.21125/inted.2020.0347

Nolan, S. (2018) ‘Dwarfs as an Ancient Maya Metaphor for the Stars’ in Campion & Zahrt (eds) Astrology as Art: representation & practice, Sophia Centre Press, pp. 43-62