My role at Bath Spa University is Head of the Department of Design and Critical Studies in the Bath School of Art and Design, where I have managerial responsibility for the BA (Hons) Graphic Communication and the BA (Hons) Photography and Digital Media courses, as well as Master courses in Brand Development, Curatorial Practice, Investigating Fashion Design and Visual Communication.

I also have managerial responsibility for research in the School of Art and Design. I joined the University in September 2004 having previously worked at the University of Wolverhampton (2004) as Head of Learner Support and Equal Opportunities, and Staffordshire University (1989-2004) where I was course leader for the BA (Hons) History of Design and the Visual Arts degree and the MA History of Ceramics course.