Executive teamChampioning creative thinking and interdisciplinary practice
Our staff are experienced academics and practitioners: artists, curators, designers, digital developers, editors, photographers and producers. Visit People Finder to see a full staff list for the School.
Professor Janet Jones is Dean of the School of Arts and Creative Industries. An authority on the media industry, Janet spent 15 years at the BBC as series editor for ‘BBC for Business’. Janet’s research and publications span digital journalism, journalism and democracy, and more recently the potential of news games and playable documentary to change the way users interact with the news agenda.
Dr Owen is Director of Education and Student Experience. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate Media and Cultural Studies and supervises PhD theses.
Chris Elliott leads the Division of Film and Media in the School of Arts and Creative Industries. His research interests are focused on film music, music as drama, and audio and visual specularity and immersion in film practice.
Gill's research interests are in the exploration of inter-cultural performing arts practice in education and, in particular, developing new methodologies for delivering language and cultural education through drama and movement practices.
Professor Jackson (PhD, FRSA), leads the Division of Creative Technologies. She researches into emerging forms of public service media and is also an advisor to the Council of Europe and the UK Intellectual Property Office.
Dr Chatzichristodoulou studies the intersections between performance and new technologies, investigating innovative performance paradigms. She is also interested in issues of curation, social engagement, public policy, and funding in relation to live art and media art practices.