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Art History

Kaajal Modi

Assistant Professor in Design

Kaajal Modi (she/they) is a multidisciplinary designer, artist and creative researcher with extensive experience working through accesible modes to engage communities around the UK into important conversations about cult...

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Dr Niamh Bhalla

BA, MA, PhD

Course Leader & Assistant Professor in Art History

Dr Niamh Bhalla is Course Leader & Assistant Professor in Art History at Northeastern University London. Niamh came to Northeastern University London in 2018, having previously lectured and worked on research project...

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Dr Susan Frances Jones

Assistant Professor in Art History

Sue attended Edinburgh College of Art and Edinburgh University before obtaining a PhD in art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has curatorial experience from The National Gallery, London (1994-96) and The Ar...

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Dr Kate Grandjouan

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Art History

Dr Kate Grandjouan is an Assistant Professor in Art History at the New College of Humanities where she teaches European and North American painting post-1700. She joined Northeastern University London in 2019 from the Co...

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Creative Writing

Dr Sam Kemp

BA (Hons), MA, PhD, FHEA

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing

Dr Sam Kemp is Assistant Professor in Creative Writing at Northeastern University London. He’s a widely published poet and his work has been featured in international journals and anthologies. His teaching specialisms ...

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Deborah Walker

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing

Deborah Walker is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Northeastern University London and Royal Literary Fund Fellow currently in post at Reading University. Deborah specialises in Creative Non-Fiction, drawing on ...

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Dr Claire Griffiths

BA Hons, MA, PhD, FHEA

Associate Head, Assistant Professor, Creative Writing

Dr Claire Griffiths is Associate Head of Creative Writing at Northeastern University – London. Her teaching specialisms include flash fiction, prose fiction and 21st century anglophone literature. She studied American ...

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Economics

Dr Courtney Hagen-Ford

MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Marketing

Courtney Hagen Ford is an Assistant Professor in Marketing at Northeastern University London, where she teaches Introduction to Marketing to first-year undergraduates. She combines real-world examples and experiences wit...

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Dr Marianna Koli

BSc (UMIST), MSc (Manc), PhD (Manc)

Dean for Education in Business & Economics, Head of Faculty and Senior Lecturer for Economics

Dr Marianna Koli joined Northeastern University London for its first teaching year, and has held a range of responsibilities at the University. In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the University’s pr...

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Sabina Crowe

MA (Nantes), PhD (SOAS)

Assistant Professor in Economics

Sabina Crowe is a Assistant Professor in Economics at Northeastern University London where she teaches first-year courses in International Business, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Over the last eight years she has wo...

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Dr Ahmad Seyf

BA (Tehran), PDip (Glas), MA (Manc), PhD (Rdg)

Course Leader and Lecturer in Political Economy

Dr Ahmad Seyf is Course Leader and Lecturer in Political Economy at Northeastern University London. Qualifications PhD, University of Reading (1982) MA Econ, University of Manchester (1975) Postgrad Dip, University of Gl...

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Dr George Zouros

BSc (QMUL), MSc (Imp Lond), PhD (LSE), PGCE (KCL)

Assistant Professor in Economics

Dr Zouros has worked as a Assistant Professor and Senior Tutor in Economics at Northeastern University London since its foundation, teaching Mathematics, Statistics and Further Mathematics. He received his PhD in Philoso...

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Dr. Priyan Khakhar

BA(Hons) MSc PhD RnR

Assistant Professor of International Business (IB)

Dr. Priyan Khakhar is an Assistant Professor of International Business (IB) at Northeastern University London. He has taught courses in IB, Marketing, Management, Advertising and Research Methodology in previous roles, s...

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Dr Sebastian Ille

MSc (HU), PhD (UNISI)

Associate Professor in Economics

Sebastian is an Associate Professor in Economics at Northeastern University London (NCH) and Editor-in-Chief of the International Social Science Journal (ISSJ) published by Wiley. Before joining Northeastern University L...

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Dr Mahmoud Shahin

PhD (Exeter)

Lecturer in Economics

Dr Mahmoud Shahin is a Lecturer in Economics at Northeastern University London. He is teaching on Principles of Microeconomics for Northeastern University (The N.U.in Program). He graduated from Faculty of Economics, Uni...

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Dr Serhiy Kovela

MSc, PhD, MBA

Associate Professor in Project Management

Serhiy is an educator, scholar and practitioner with over 21 years of experience in project management and business IT. He delivers educational and training programmes for university and executive audiences and provides ...

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English

Dr Catherine Brown

BA (Cantab), MSc (LSE), MA (UCL), Dip (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), SFHEA

Head of Faculty & Associate Professor in English

Dr Catherine Brown is Associate Professor in English and Head of English at Northeastern University London. Dr. Brown teaches nineteenth and twentieth century literature and comparative literature, with particular specia...

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Dr Charlotte Grant

BA (Cantab), MA (Courtauld Institute), PhD (Cantab)

Associate Professor in English

Dr Charlotte Grant is Associate Professor in English. She studied English at Trinity Hall Cambridge, where she also did her PhD on Eighteenth-Century literature and visual culture following a Masters in Art History at th...

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Dr Peter Maber

BA, MA, MPhil, PhD (Cantab)

Associate Professor in English & Lead on Academic Engagement

Dr Peter Maber is Associate Professor in English and Lead on Academic Engagement at Northeastern University London (NCH). He has degrees from the University of Cambridge in English and American Literature and completed h...

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Dr Daniel Swift

BA (Oxon), PhD (CU)

Associate Professor in English

Dr Daniel Swift is Associate Professor in English. He has a BA from Oxford University and a PhD from Columbia University in New York. He has written books about William Shakespeare, Ezra Pound, and the poetry of the Seco...

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Riyukta Raghunath

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English and Education

Dr Riyukta Raghunath is an Assistant Professor in English and Education at the Northeastern University London. She teaches on and is also the course leader for First-Year Writing Studio, a course that applies key princip...

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Dr Chloe Yale Pinto

BA, MSt, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Chloe Yale Pinto is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. Her teaching specialisms include literature from 1900-present and literary theory. She graduated as Valedictorian from Northeastern...

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Dr Rebecca Newby

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Rebecca Newby is Assistant Professor (Teaching & Scholarship) in English (Academic Writing) at Northeastern University London. She holds BA and MA degrees from Cardiff University in English Literature and complete...

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Rory Gleeson

BA, MA, Mst

Assistant Professor in English

Rory Gleeson is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. He is a writer and researcher with specialisms in contemporary writing and writing for publication and production, adaptation, screenwriti...

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Dr Naomi Wynter-Vincent

BA, MA, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Wynter-Vincent is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. Her teaching specialisms include academic writing, creative writing, and psychoanalysis. Naomi holds a first degree in Social and Pol...

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Jacob McGuinn

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Jacob is Assistant Professor in English at the Northeastern University London, having also taught literature at Goldsmiths, University of London and Queen Mary, University of London, and worked as a Postdoctoral Research...

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Dr Laura Acosta-Ortega

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Spanish

Dr Acosta-Ortega is Assistant Professor in Spanish at Northeastern University London. Her teaching focuses on using the language in communicative situations to encourage the students to express themselves in the target l...

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Orlando Reade

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Reade is Assistant Professor (Teaching and Scholarship) in English (Writing & Literature) at Northeastern University London. His teaching specialisms include sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature, ...

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Tomas Elliott

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Tomas Elliott is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. His teaching specialisms include the history of theatre and film, European modernism, world literature, and film adaptation. Tomas rea...

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Dr Chunyan Wu

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Communication Studies

Dr Chunyan Wu is Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at Northeastern University London. She is the course leader for ‘Introduction to Communication Studies’ and ‘Global and Intercultural Communication’. ...

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Flora Lisica

BA (NCH/UL), MA (Courtauld Institute), PhD (Cantab)

Lecturer

Dr Flora Lisica is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. Her teaching specialisms include the literature and culture of Romanticism and the long eighteenth century, tragedy, Shakespeare and hi...

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Dr Sam Waterman

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Sam Waterman is Assistant Professor in English and Associate Head of English at Northeastern University London. His teaching specialisms include Shakespearean adaptation, 19th, 20th and 21st century Anglophone liter...

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Dr Chiara Alfano

BA (Oxon), MA, PhD (Sussex)

Assistant Professor in English and Education

Dr Chiara Alfano is an Assistant Professor in English and Education. She has a BA from the University of Oxford University, and a MA and PhD from the University of Sussex. She was an IASH postdoctoral fellow at the Unive...

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Dr Peter Ely

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English Literature

Dr Peter Ely is Assistant Professor in English Literature at Northeastern University London. He has taught across a wide range of disciplines and periods, with specialisms in contemporary British fiction and poetry, Blac...

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Dr Josephine Taylor

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English Literature

Dr Josephine Taylor is Assistant Professor in English Literature at Northeastern University London. Josephine lectures on the cultures of London course and has previously taught in comparative literature, philosophy, and...

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Dr Jessica Terekhov

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English

Dr Jessica Terekhov is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. Her teaching specialisms include academic writing, Victorian literature, and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British humane lett...

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History

Dr Faissal Hameed

BA, MA (SOAS), PhD (Birmingham)

Lecturer in History

Dr Faissal Hameed is Lecturer in Modern History at Northeastern University London. He has been teaching US students studying abroad in England for over 10 years. Faissal has a BA (Hons) in History and Politics and an MA ...

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Dr Estelle Paranque

BA, MA (Aix), PhD (UCL), FHEA, FRHistS

Assistant Professor in Early Modern History

Dr Paranque is an Assistant Professor specialized in early modern and public history. She joined the University in 2017, after previously teaching at King’s College London, Winchester University, University College Lon...

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Dr. Chloë R. McKenzie

BA, MRes, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medieval History

Dr. Chloë R. McKenzie is Assistant Professor in Medieval History and joined the Northeastern University London in December 2020. Chloë has a background of working in museums and delivering public history projects. She...

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Dr Michael Peplar

BA, MA (Ebor) PhD (Greenw) FRHistS

Associate Professor in History

Dr Michael Peplar joined Northeastern University London in 2020 as Academic Director of Student Mobility Programmes and Associate Professor in History. Before this, he was for many years Academic Director of Boston Unive...

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Dr Olly Ayers

BA (Manc), PhD (Kent)

Associate Professor in History

Dr Olly Ayers is an Associate Professor in History. He received a first-class honours degree in History from the University of Manchester before completing a PhD in history at the University of Kent in 2013, where he was...

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Dr Lars Kjaer

BA (AU), MPhil, PhD (Cantab)

Head of Faculty & Associate Professor in Medieval History and temporary Head of Art History

Dr. Lars Kjaer works on elite life and culture in medieval Europe, especially the period from c. 1000 to c. 1300. He has a background in social anthropology and is interested in the opportunities and challenges of interd...

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Dr Edmund Neill

MA, DPhil (Oxon), MSc (LSE), FRHistS

Assistant Professor in Modern History

Dr Neill is a Assistant Professor in Modern History at Northeastern University London. He gained a BA in Modern History at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, where he was a college scholar. Subsequently, he gained an MSc...

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Law

Ursula Smartt

JP, PGDipjur, MA, MPhil

Associate Professor in Law

Ursula Smartt is Associate Professor in Law at Northeastern (Northeastern University London) and Legal Careers Counsellor for all students in the Faculty of Law. She holds the Master of Philosophy in Social Policy and Cr...

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Dr Dimitrios Kyriazis

LLB (Athens), MPhil, MJur (Oxford)

Honorary Research Fellow in Law

Dr Dimitrios Kyriazis is an Honorary Research Fellow in Law. He previously served as Head of the Law Faculty and Senior Lecturer in Law (2017-2020). He joined Northeastern University London in 2017, having taught for sev...

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Dr Aislinn O’Connell

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Law

Aislinn has been a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Northeastern University London since January 2020. Aislinn is also a lecturer at Royal Holloway University of London. She has held posts at St Mary’s University Twic...

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Stephen Dnes

MA (Cantab), LLM (UVA Law)

Associate Professor in Law

Stephen Dnes is an Associate Professor in Law at Northeastern University London. Following legal education at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, and the University of Virginia School of Law, Stephen was admitted t...

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Mobility

Lauren Adams

BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, AFHEA

Assistant Professor

Lauren is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Exeter), and both an MSc and PhD in Molecular Cell Biology (Exeter).  Lauren joined the Experiential...

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Philosophy

Dr David Mitchell

BA, MA, DPhil (Oxon), MSc (LSE)

Associate Professor in Philosophy

Dr David Mitchell has been a faculty member of Philosophy at Northeastern University London since September 2012. He currently leads courses in the first, second and third year undergraduate curriculum and in the MA in P...

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Dr Naomi Goulder

BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), PhD (Lond)

Dean for Academic Development & Innovation and Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

Naomi is Dean for Academic Development & Innovation and Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Northeastern University London. As a founding member of the University, she has played a significant role in the institution’...

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Dr Tom Williams

BA, MPhilStud, PhD

Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Dr Tom Williams is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Northeastern University London. Before joining Northeastern University London Tom studied philosophy at UCL. He was awarded his PhD in 2022. Prior to this, he co...

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Dr Hossein Dabbagh

BSBM, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics

Dr Hossein Dabbagh is an Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics in the Faculty of Philosophy. He is also acting as an Interim Diploma Course Leader. He studied for his PhD in moral philosophy at the University of Reading ...

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Dr Alessandro Rossi

BA, MA, MPhil, PhD

Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Dr Alessandro Rossi is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Northeastern University London. He obtained a PhD in Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews (2021) with a dissertation entitled ‘Existence, Actu...

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Dr Brian Ball

BA (McGill), BPhil, DPhil (Oxon)

Head of Faculty and Associate Professor in Philosophy

Dr Brian Ball is the Head of Faculty and Associate Professor in Philosophy at Northeastern University London. He received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University with Honours in Philosophy and a Minor Concentration in ...

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Alice C Helliwell

MA, MA (Hons), PGCert

Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Alice C Helliwell is Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Northeastern University London. Alice specialises in the philosophy of artificial intelligence, ethics, and aesthetics. Alice is completing a PhD on the philosoph...

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Dr Bianca Serwinski

BSc (Kent), MSc, PhD (UCL)

Course Leader and Assistant Professor in Psychology

Dr Bianca Serwinski is Programme Director and Assistant Professor in Psychology at Northeastern University London in the Psychology minor and in the NU.in programmes, having joined in 2018. She further lectures in Psycho...

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Dr Robb Dunphy

BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Dr Dunphy is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the Northeastern University London. He studied philosophy at the University of Warwick for his undergraduate and master’s degrees. His PhD in philosophy is from the University o...

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Dr Mark Bowker

MA, MLitt, PhD

Associate Professor in Philosophy

Mark Bowker studied Philosophy at the University of St Andrew and was awarded his PhD in 2016. He has since held postdoctoral fellowships at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy and University College Dublin. In...

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Dr Christoph Schuringa

BA (Cantab), MA, PhD (Lond)

Associate Professor in Philosophy

Dr Christoph Schuringa holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Cambridge (King’s College) and a PhD from the University of London (Birkbeck College).   Qualifications PhD in Philosophy, Birkbeck, Universi...

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Dr Tom Beevers

BA, MSc, PhD

Dr Tom Beevers is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at New College of Humanities. He received a PhD in Philosophy at King’s College London with a thesis on indeterminacy and conditionals funded by a grant from the A...

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Dr Ioannis Votsis

BA (UC Berkeley), PhD (LSE)

Associate Professor in Philosophy

Ioannis Votsis holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1998) and the London School of Economics (PhD 2004). He is a Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Northeastern University London and a Fell...

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Politics & International Relations

Dr Diana Bozhilova

BA (Hons), PhD (KCL)

Head of Faculty and Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations

Diana completed her PhD at King’s College London where she was jointly an ORC UK and an Open Society New York Scholar. Diana then held posts at LSE and KCL, before joining Northeastern University London as Head of Facu...

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Dr Xuechen Chen

BA (Beijing), MSc (LSE), PhD (KCL)

Assistant Professor in Politics and International Relations

Xuechen Chen is Assistant Professor in Politics and International Relations at Northeastern University – London/NCH. Prior to joining NUL/NCH, Xuechen was a Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Studies Departm...

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Dr John Wolfe Ackerman

BA, MA, PhD

Lecturer in Political Theory

Dr John Wolfe Ackerman is a Lecturer in Politics & International Relations at Northeastern University London. John teaches Political Theory.   Qualifications MA, PhD (Political Science) Northwestern University (...

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Dr Pablo Calderon Martinez

BA, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor in Politics and International Relations

Pablo is a Assistant Professor in Politics & International Relations at the Northeastern University London. Prior to joining Northeastern University London, Pablo was a Lecturer in Spanish at Aston University, a Visi...

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Dr Callum Barrell

BA, MPhil (Cantab), PhD (QMUL)

Associate Professor of Political Thought

Dr Barrell joined Northeastern University London in September 2016 as Assistant Professor in Politics and International Relations, having taught here as Visiting Lecturer. He is now Associate Professor of Political Thoug...

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Dr Sara Raimondi

BA (Milan), MSc (Milan), MA (Westminster), PhD (Westminster)

Lecturer in Politics & International Relations

Dr Sara Raimondi joined Northeastern University London in July 2019 and she is currently an Assistant Professor in Politics & International Relations. She is currently course leader for several Level 5 courses in the...

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Computer and Data Science

Mark Martin

BSc, MA ed, MBE

Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Education Practice

Mark Martin aka @Urban_Teacher is an Advanced Skills Teacher in Education and Computer Science. Mark is a thought leader in #EdTech and a hugely popular speaker, sharing his expertise and insights to educators around the...

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Dr Dimitris Mylonas

MSc (UAL), PhD (UCL)

Assistant Professor in Computer Science; Director of Data Science

Dimitris is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Director of the Data Science minor and BA Philosophy & Cognitive Science at Northeastern University London at Northeastern. He holds a PhD from the Departmen...

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Dr Alexandros Koliousis

MSc, PhD

Associate Professor in Computer Science

Alexandros Koliousis is an Associate Professor in computer science at Northeastern University London and a Senior Research Scientist at the Northeastern’s Institute for Experiential AI (EAI). He works on the desig...

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Research Scientists

Dr Inês Castro

BSc, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor in Biology

Dr Inês Castro is an Assistant Professor in Biology at Northeastern University London. She currently teaches the Biology courses for Northeastern University Mobility programmes. After obtaining her Bachelor’s and Mast...

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Dr Emily C. Collins

BA, MSc, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Dr. Emily C. Collins is an interdisciplinary Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Research Scientist. Her research interests include human-robot interaction, trustworthy autonomous systems, the ethics of robotics and AI, biomi...

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Visiting Professors