Our Experts

Dr Irene Bell
Dr Irene Bell
EdD; MA(Ed); BSc (Hons); PGCE
Principal Lecturer
Head of STEM
Chair BEd (Post-primary)
Dept of Teacher Education
Tel: +44 (0)28 9038 4388

Dr Andrew Brown
Dr Andrew Brown
BEd; MSSc; PhD; FCIEA; FCollT; FRSA; FCCT
Principal Lecturer, Teacher Education
Head of Arts & Humanities
Head of BEd Primary

Dr Frances Burgess
Dr Frances Burgess
EdD; MA; BMus; PGCE
Senior Lecturer
Teacher Education (music)

Dr Rachel Campbell
Dr Rachel Campbell
BA Hons; MPhil; PGCE; EdD
Senior Lecturer
Department of Health and Physical Education

Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement
Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement
CREU
Stranmillis University College
Belfast
BT9 5DY

Dr Andrea Doherty
Dr Andrea Doherty
BEd; PhD
Senior Lecturer – Early Years Education with STEM
Teacher Education (Primary) (PGCE)
Tel: 028 9038 4230

Dr Jill Dunn
Dr Jill Dunn
BSc; MSc; PGCE; MEd; EdD; FHEA; ATS; British Dyslexia Association
Senior Lecturer Teacher Education (Primary)
Advisor of Studies BEd

Dr Patricia Eaton
Dr Patricia Eaton
BSc; PhD; PGCE; FHEA; CMath; MIMA
Director of Teaching and Learning
Tel: +44 (0)28 9038 4445

Dr Richard Greenwood
Dr Richard Greenwood
BSc Grad; CertEd; MEd; MPhi;l PhD; FHEA
Senior Lecturer
Teacher Education (Primary)

Dr Jonathan Harris
Dr Jonathan Harris
BA; MPhil; PhD; PGCE
Research Fellow
Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement (CREU)

Dr Michael  Ievers
Dr Michael Ievers
PhD; M.Eng.(Aero.); PQH; PGCE; AHEA
Senior Lecturer
Programme Co-ordinator (B.Ed. Post-Primary)
Tel: +44 (0)28 9038 4474

Dr  Sharon Jones
Dr Sharon Jones
PhD; MA; MEd; PGCE; FHEA
Senior Lecturer in Education Studies
Teacher Education (Modern Languages)

Dr John McCullagh
Dr John McCullagh
BSc; MSC; PGCE; M.Ed; Ph.D; FRSC
Senior Lecturer
Teacher Education (Primary)

Dr Barbara McDade
Dr Barbara McDade
MA (Hons); PGCE (Oxon); MA; DMIN
Senior Lecturer
Teacher Education Religious Studies (Post Primary)
Tel: +44 (0)28 9038 4467

Dr David McKee
Dr David McKee
BEd; MSc; PhD
Principal Lecturer
Head of Health and Physical Education

 Melanie McKee
Melanie McKee
LLB; BSc; PGCE
Senior Lecturer
Department of Health & Physical Activity (HPAS)

Dr Judith McLaughlin
Dr Judith McLaughlin
BEd (Hons); DPhil
Senior Lecturer - Health, Physical Activity and Sport (HPAS)

Dr John McMullen
Dr John McMullen
BSc (Hons); PGCE; DECAP; CPsychol
Senior Lecturer (Education Studies)
International Exchange Coordinator

Dr Sharon McMurray MBE
Dr Sharon McMurray MBE
MBE; PhD; BSc; BEd; DASE; AMBDA; APC; CCET
Principal Lecturer-Head of SEN Literacy Unit.
Education Dept.

Dr Claire McVeigh
Dr Claire McVeigh
BSc; CCET; RQTU; PG Dip; PhD; FHEA; CPsychol; CSci; CCET Verified Assessor
Research and Curriculum Development Officer


Dr Noel Purdy
Dr Noel Purdy
MA (Cantab); MA (Ed.); MEd; PhD; PGCE; PGCCET; SFHEA; FLF
Director of Research and Scholarship
Director, Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement (CREU)
Head of Education Studies

Paul Rutherford
BSc (Hons); MEd
Senior Lecturer - Health, Physical Activity and Sport (HPAS)

 Lois Totton
Lois Totton
MBA; Adv Dip Ed; BEd
Senior Lecturer - Education Studies
International Development - Study Abroad

Dr Glenda Walsh
Dr Glenda Walsh
BEd (Hons) 1st Class; PhD; FHEA; ALCM
Head of Early Years Education
Principal Lecturer
Tel: +44 (0)28 9038 4432