Rob Brannen is Professor of Arts Education and Head of Performing Arts.
Rob has published, presented papers and led workshops in the areas of pedagogy and performance, new theatre writing and the politics of arts funding.
He is a Teacher Fellow of De Montfort University, holds a National Teaching Fellowship award for individual excellence in teaching and is Vice-President of the International University Theatre Association
He has previously been Chair of UK New Artists (Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation) and a Trustee of Leicester YMCA, with a brief for The Y Theatre and Community Arts.
Rob has been an External Examiner at 6 UK Universities and External Adviser with the Open University and other HEIs. He has also been a member of the Office For Students' Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) panel for the Creative Arts and Design subjects.