Appointed in 2011 as a Teaching Fellow, I arrived with 15 years of experience working in language education as an EFL/EAP teacher, teacher trainer, course and materials designer in Spain, Egypt and the UK. Additionally, I had worked as an Associate Lecturer on on-campus and online programmes in EAP, TESOL and Applied Linguistics at Aston University and the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham. I was promoted to lecturer in 2016.
I obtained my first degree from the University of Glasgow, and I hold a Cambridge University Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), a Trinity College London Diploma in TESOL, an MSc in TESOL (Aston University), and a PhD in Applied Linguistics (Aston University).
I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (awarded 2016).
I teach on the following Masters level modules:
I supervise students on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and on the PhD programme as Thesis Advisory Panel member.