Dr Acharyya's research interest concentrate on risk management in both financial and non-financial sectors.
Department of Business Management
Alan Aitken is the Assistant Head of the Department of Management. He is a Chartered Engineer and has a PhD in business management from the University of Glasgow.
Anderson's areas of specialisation include business continuity and crisis management, societal risk assessment, insurance theory and practice and risk identification.
Professor Asenova has published extensively in the areas of public service provision, public-private partnerships, public service reconfiguration, and risk and regulation in health and social care.
Dr Baglioni's research interests include (un)employment politics & policy in a comparative perspective; civil society organisation in labour & social policies; social exclusion & poverty; political participation & social capital of the European youth.
A lecturer in Marketing with over 14 years’ experience in industry in product domains from soft drinks to visitor attractions, Ballantyne is involved in several studies that seek to illuminate the relationship between the brand & the consumer.
Dr Barlow is involved in research, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching in areas such as e-business, strategic management, supply chain management and web 2.0 innovation.
Barry joined GCU in 2001. Previously as a Technical Manager, she has extensive industry experience of garment manufacture at High Street & Premium product levels.
Media and Film Studies, Media Sociology, Cultural Philosophy, Depth Psychology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
Professor Rona Beattie’s main research and teaching interests are Human Resource Development and voluntary sector management.
Coming from a background in product design and development in the food industry, Pauline Bell started working at GCU in 1992.
Bereziat worked as Commercial Research Manager at the Moffat Centre for over 10 years. She was involved in a range of projects such as community consultations, policy reviews, scoping & exploration exercises, benchmarking & best practice reviews.
After completing his PhD in Economic Studies from the University of Leeds, Professor Boateng worked at Leeds Metropolitan University, University of Nottingham, University of Huddersfield before joining GCU as Professor of Finance & Banking in 2013.
Dr Sanjukta Brahma completed her PhD in Finance and MSc in Research Methods from The Open University, UK.
Cherlene is an Academic Development Tutor within GSBS, Learning Development Centre. Her focus is on helping students develop their academic writing and study skills, as well as English language and academic support for International students.
Alison Britton specialises in public healthcare, clinical negligence, mental health law and professional ethics. In recent years, her interests have focused upon the practical application and the role of law in matters of public health.
Learning Development Centre Administrator
Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk
Margaret Brown is an Academic Development Tutor (ADT) within the Learning Development Centre. She specialises in ICT skills training and support.
Public health and GPs during the 19th and 20th centuries; the history of health within the North East of England, and its relationship with industry; the Victorian psychiatric profession and mental health.
Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk
Dr Jo Buckle teaches in the areas of criminology, race, crime and society, body and society. Dr Buckle's research interests cover phenomenology, the body, health and illness, history of surgery, history of violence, narratology and historical criminology.
Ronnie Caddow's main research interests are third party intervention in workplace disputes and the role of line managers in employment relations.
I undertook my CA training with a small firm, Nelson Gilmour Smith & Co. and was admitted to membership in1992. Subsequently I undertook a Master of Education at University of Strathclyde. With family commitments, I am now only a part-time member of staff.
Media and journalism subject group leader, teaching on programmes including the BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism, and the MA Multimedia Journalism; before joining the University in 2004 spent 13 years as a newspaper editor in Scotland and England.
A Reader in Economics, Jim’s current research is in the areas of Scottish economics performance and the gender impact of recession and recovery
Catherine Canning is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Fashion, Marketing and Retailing at GCU and her specialism is in the area of consumer behaviour.
Sara Cantillon is Professor of Gender and Economics at the GCU Glasgow School for Business and Society and Director of the WiSE Research Centre.
Dr Carey has a PhD in the area of consumer psychology with research interests spanning a wide array of consumer contexts such as ethical consumers, value-clothing purchasers and farmers’ market aficionados.
A Caledonian Scholar & Senior Lecturer at GCU, Dr Chalmers is an economist by profession. He has specialised for over ten years in the economics of minority languages, arts & culture & has undertaken research & consultancy for many organisations,
Colin Combe is a senior lecturer in strategic management. He teaches in areas of strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation. His research interests are in social innovation, innovation strategies and the intellectual property of digital technologies.
A lecturer in Fashion Marketing and Branding, Connell has a broad range of industry experience having spent a number of years working as the Fashion Editor of a national women’s magazine and a Retail Buyer prior to that.
Dr John Connell teaches strategic marketing management. Having completed his PhD on international corporate franchise relations, his more recent work has focused on consultancy and research in social enterprises.
A Solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Law, Connolly's teaching and research interests are in the areas of jurisprudence (legal theory); property law; intellectual property law; construction law; mooting and mediation.
A lecturer at GCU for over 10 years, Cook currently teaches subjects in creative process in fashion design, fashion design portfolio and fashion collection. Her current research is in approaches to the fashion design process and the creative process.
Professor John Cook is an internationally known and respected academic expert in the study of the media, with particular research specialisms in aspects of television history, media institutions, screenwriting, television drama, documentary and film..
A member of staff at Glasgow Caledonian University for over 30 years, Dr Cooper specialises in quantitative financial economics and has published extensively in a broad array of journals.
Dr Crosbie's teaching and research interests are in the areas of international business policy and strategic marketing.
Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal and Professional Skills Development
Dr Davidson’s research has two main strands - the intersection of environmental political theory, state theory & political economy; & prospects for institutionalising deliberative modes of civic participation within representative institutions.
With more then 20 years' as a professional in broadcast reporting and production, Dean brings a wealth of industry experience to her teaching.
Joe Docherty has approximately 20 years of marketing experience either as a practioner or as a lecturer. He currently teaches in a number of areas related to marketing and entrepreneurial/small business skills.
As a member of the School Management Group, Donaldson works with the Executive Dean/PVC, Vice Dean, Associate Deans & Heads of Departments to ensure the effective management of the School’s resources, administrative structures, systems & procedures.
Dr Peter Duncan has taught on a wide range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. His teaching currently focuses on: strategic management; the strategic use of information systems; and innovation, creativity and enterprise.
Dr Edgar’s main areas of research and teaching are in the field of strategic management, specifically dynamic capabilities, business uncertainty and complexity, and innovation.
Kazem Falahati, PhD, FCMA, CGMA is the Senior Lecturer in Financial Management in Glasgow School for Business and Society.
Fionda-Douglas interests lie in branding particularly within a fashion and luxury context. She has vast and varied industry experience within the area of fashion and luxury fashion retailing.
Flinn is a Lecturer within the Department of Business Management where she specialises in the area of events management. Her research interests lie in the area of festivals and events, particularly in relation to branding and identity.
Dr. Karen Fryer has had over twenty years’ experience in both the public and private (service and manufacturing) sectors before joining GCU as a lecturer in Strategy and Operations Management.
Dr Irene Garcia is a Lecturer in Marketing. Her specialisms and interests cover Marketing, International Marketing, Digital Marketing, Digital Interactive Communication, e-Branding, Consumption of New Technologies and Social Media.
Ken Garner is programme leader of the BA Multimedia Journalism. Garner’s main research interests are in radio, journalism, and broadcast and film music.
My research interests span 19th and 20th century American and British health history, particularly environmental health, public health and maternal health.
Halcro lectures on strategic management and innovation to postgraduate and undergraduate students at GCU. He researches and consults in the areas of strategy and SMEs.
Author of Rugby Union & Globalization & co-editor of Sport & Social Identities, Dr Harris has interests in sport & national identities, cultural politics of sporting celebrity, and the interrelationship of sport, tourism & events management.
William Henderson has teaching interests mainly in public international law, human rights, international economic law, and employment law.
Dr Margaret-Anne Houston areas of research are in consumer policy issues, both national and international, consumer education, consumer detriment, and consumers’ perception of risk, especially linked to consumer scams and frauds.
A respected academic in sociology and social policy, Professor Hughes current research focus in the areas of disability, the body and social theory, care, gender and equality and diversity.
David Hutchison's interests are in the fields of British and European media policy, the media in Scotland and the media in Canada. He currently chairs Regional Screen Scotland.
Declan Jones is an experienced university academic focusing on social enterprise teaching, training research and consultancy to government, social enterprise, student enterprise and voluntary sector businesses and support agencies.
Marjory Jones is one of the School’s Academic Development Tutors and Programme Leader of the BA General Business (School Based Generic Award). She is involved in developing student learning support strategies to enhance the student learning experience.
Martin Jones joined GCU in 2003 and since then he has combined his interest in innovative pedagogies within and beyond his own discipline in his teaching, research and as Director of the Learning Development Centre.
Teaching Multimedia, Media and Journalism students how to operate radio, camera and editing facilities.
Kellock Hay specialises in personal and professional development, organisational behaviour and culture/change management and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the British Psychology Society.
Robert Kielty interests are in the areas of sports management, sports policy, sports coaching management, youth sports development and physical fitness.
Umut Korkut has an international reputation in the research areas of European politics, with specialisation in East European and Turkish politics; in migration and forced migration; and in religion, gender and politics.
Pat Lang is a specialist within the field of human resource management (HRM) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD).
Morna Lawson is a Academic Development Tutor in the Glasgow School for Business and Society. Her focus is on academic support for L3, L4 and postgraduate academic writing and English language development for international students.
Alison teaches Financial Accounting and Corporate Reporting on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Professor John is Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development - the UK’s largest University based tourism consultancy and research centre.
Ruth’s research looks at public hearings and how they can play a part in institutionalising deliberative democracy and informing environmental policy making.
Alison provides administrative and research support to the WiSE Research Centre.
Dr Lombard’s research interests include men’s violence against women, particularly domestic abuse; violence prevention; methods of working with children and young people, gender; feminism and knowledge exchange activities.
Heading a team of very experienced Technicians, Pauline MacFarlane runs the day to day aspects of the Fashion Factory at GCU.
GCU London Programme Administrator
Claire is a Lecturer in the department of Law, Economics, Accounting and Risk.
Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
Senior Lecturer in eMarketing/eBranding
Marina manages the definitive Scottish publication of visitor trends – The Visitor Attraction Monitor – on behalf of VisitScotland
Margaret Masson is a generalist HRM&D lecturer whose teaching responsibilities cover people resourcing and talent management, learning and development, personal and professional development and research methods.
Wendy Mazzucco is a lecturer within the Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk.
Chris is an Academic Development Tutor in the Glasgow School for Business and Society. He focuses on academic support for L3, L4 and postgraduate academic writing, as well as working with students with dyslexia.
Louise joined the university in 2007 as Programme leader of the highly-acclaimed Fashion Brand Retailing course for sixth year secondary school pupils.
Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk
Margaret McCann is Head of the School’s Learning Development Centre as well as Assistant Head of Learning, Teaching & Quality.
Joined academia after qualifying as a Scottish Chartered Accountant in 1984. Primary focus of teaching and research is within management accounting.
Dr McColl has publications and research interests in the areas of fashion retailer corporate and own brand strategies and vintage fashion retailing. She also has research interests in social enterprise.
Ben’s career spans journalism and higher education, including Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, where he was principal lecturer in journalism and programme director responsible for Learning & Teaching and Quality in the Department of Media.
My principal research interests are in Scottish, British and European comparative politics and history.
Eddie McKean has been Academic Development Tutor since 2008 is currently with the Learning Development Centre.
My primary research interests are on poverty (with a particular interest in children) and children’s play.
Morag McLean is Subject Group Leader and Senior Lecturer in human resource management (HRM) with an Arts and Social Studies first degree and an MSc in Human Resource Management.
Professor McMillan's research interests surround gender inequality and crime and justice. In particular she is interested in gendered and sexual violence and the statutory and non-statutory response to it.
Leaza is an economist and economics lecture with research expertise in regional economic development (particularly EU Cohesion policy) and labour market issues (social inclusion and wage inequality).
Research interests include cultural journalism, film criticism, critics, digital and social media discources and the emergent forms of audiovisual pedagogy.
Cherif Merrouche is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk.
Dr Miller's interests are in the areas of Film and Television Studies, Jungian Film and TV Studies, Horror, Science Fiction and Cult Genres and Writing for Television.
Mullin been involved in teaching to a number of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and specialising in the areas of Marketing Communications, Marketing in Non Profit Organisations, and
The Marketing Environment.
Pauline Munro is a lecturer in Human Resource Management and Development
Shahid Nawaz Shahid has been an academic since 1993.
Department of Business Management
Professor O'Donnell's field is the cross-cultural analysis of popular cultural products. His main area of interest is Western Europe, though on occasions he also include North America, Latin America and Russia.
As a Research Fellow in the Institute for Society and Social Justice Research, Angela is a member of the Inequality, Gender and Public Policy Thematic Research Group.
Dr Susan Ogden's main teaching and research interests relate to strategic and operations management, including business excellence and quality improvement.
Graduated in Economics and Politics from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and the University of Manchester.
Prior to joining GCU London as lecturer in fashion marketing/ retailing I worked as an external consultant within operations/ management across the travel and fashion retail (mail order and e-commerce) sectors.
Brian's main teaching and research interests are in Media Law, Delict and Company Law.
Katy's research comes from a feminist perspective and her interests include gender based violence and in particular the victim impact of stalking.
Heike Puchan is a Lecturer in Media, Communication and Journalism.
Associate Dean of Learning, Teaching and Quality
Fiona Reid is a lecturer in Events, Sport and Tourism Management. Her current research focuses on volunteers, volunteering and the voluntary sector in sports, events and tourism.
Patrick is a qualified solicitor. His current academic interests relate particularly to pension policy and reform, the nature of risk in financial services, and the position of the consumer in retail financial services.
A lecturer in Marketing, she is particularly interested in the marketing of sustainability and user-generated social media marketing.
Dr Robertson has research interests in crime and policing in Russia and the former Soviet Union, Police reform, International criminal justice policy transfer, Policing young people, Student victimisation.
Eleanor is a Solicitor, Member of the Law Society of Scotland and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Race and ethnicity, migration, health.
Main research interests are focused on equality and diversity and young people's engagement with popular and consumer culture.
Sue Scanlan's expertise encompasses all aspects key to brand positioning; consumer awareness, strategic product alignment, range assortment, world-wide sourcing and supply chain management.
Talent management, employability and graduate skills.
Linda is MSc Programme Suite Leader for the Department of Business Management in Glasgow and GCU London.
Dr Shepherd's main research activities divide across two areas - German and Austrian military history 1914-1945 and post-1945 German social and political history.
Extensive experience in teaching and learning in the areas of product development, retail marketing and consumer behaviour at undergraduate and post graduate level
Professor Shukla’s main research interests are in the areas of comparative consumption experiences, cross-cultural consumer behaviour and marketing issues in emerging markets with a special focus on luxury branding and marketing.
Dr Siddiqui has considerable experience in teaching and research in the fashion, marketing and retail sectors. She has conducted research within the areas of store image, gender perceptions of fashion websites and internet retailing.
Research specialist in poverty and social exclusion, particularly social innovation financial exclusion, child poverty and social policy in devolved Scotland.
Her research interests concern modern history, in particular aspects of sport, gender, politics, social policy, health and changes in popular culture.
Anne Smith's research focuses on rural entrepreneurship, learning and enterprise education. Attention is focused on two research strands learning and rural business and in skills and learning for enterprise education and curriculum design.
Retro marketing and social media marketing with particular reference to the retail environment.
Based in the Department of Social Sciences, Media & Journalism, Dr James Smith's key research interests have centred upon the European Union, Europeanisation, multi-level governance, territorial politics, Scottish government and politics.
Dr Sockalingam's expertise & research centre on contemporary organisational change - particularly transformational & dynamic capability building change, people dynamics & processes for learning, absorptive capacity, knowledge creation & innovation.
Interested in social enterprises and operational aspects of innovative forms of businesses that bring social outcomes and can contribute to societal development.
Aileen Stewart has been lecturer in Fashion Marketing at Glasgow Caledonian University since 2007.
Angela Sutherland is a Senior Lecturer who has programme and postgraduate programme suite leadership and has taught in several universities across the West of Scotland.
Simon Teasdale's research explores the relationship between different organisational revenue sources over time and focuses on the intersection between policy discourses of social enterprise and the day to day realities faced by practitioners.
The treatment of vulnerable witnesses in Scotland's justice system.
Emily Thomson has undertaken extensive research into gender-based occupational segregation and the Scottish Modern Apprenticeship programme.
Julie Thomson holds a PhD in Innovation Management from University of the West of Scotland.
Andrew’s primary research interests include Scottish, UK and European public, constitutional and human rights law; gender and justice; criminal justice and evidence; and law and the media, old and new.
Dr Tulle has over 15 years’ experience of doing research in old age, with a particular focus on understanding and theorising how older people make sense of and manage the process of bodily ageing from a cultural perspective.
Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy and Risk
Professor Oonagh Walsh's principal research interests lie in gender and medical histories, and in the nineteenth century history of Irish psychiatry in particular.
Head of College Recruitment & Partnerships
Dr Wersun's research is interdisciplinary, spanning the disciplines of strategy, policy, international business, enterprise and higher education.
Siobhan White specialises in the subject areas of public sector accounting, public sector financial management, accounting in the voluntary sector and public sector auditing, having previous work experience as a government auditor.
Geoff Whittam’s current research involves investigating the role of employee owned co-ops in Scotland, sponsored by Oxfam, the impact of Community Asset Based Ownership.
Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
Research interests include fields of credit ratings, country’s financial orientation, financial regulation, capital structure, market discipline and deposit insurance