Dr Sally Crawford

Dance Unit Coordinator at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad

"I had an exceptional supervisor. I am truly, grateful for the guidance and supervision she provided on my academic journey." 
PhD 2015 Dance

Dr Françoise Poos

Independent researcher and curator in Luxembourg

"I loved the stimulating exchanges with the photographic history research and student community."
PhD 2013 Photographic History 

Dr Dave Dee

Associate Professor, History, De Montfort University

"Highlights? Working under the expert tutelage of my supervisory team and the feeling of expanding knowledge in a little-known area."
PhD 2010 History 

Dr Nicholas Le Guern

Research and Development Manager at Cokin France (manufacturer of photographic filters)

"The most enjoyable part of my time at DMU was the perfect, helpful and constant supervsision of my PhD by my first supervisor."
PhD 2017 Photographic History

Dr Chris Zembe

Associate lecturer at De Montfort University and Loughbrough University

"I enjoyed the research process - carrying out interviews and being able to express my original research findings to complement the historiography of Afro-British migration."
PhD 2017 History

Dr Euphemia Mupinga

Freelancer registered with Upwork, specialising in academic research writing

"To participate in the Cultural Exchanges event was a huge learning experience that I enjoyed. It goes to show DMU cares for its students even after graduation."
PhD 2015 History

Dr Anna Blackwell

Lecturer, English, De Montfort University

"I valued the opportunity to work whole-heartedly and with very few distractions on a research project with expert support from my supervisors and department."
PhD 2015 English

Dr Damir Arsenijevic

Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

"I thrived in the atmosphere of DMU which was collegiate, intellectually stimulating, and supportive: it was a transformative experience."
PhD 2011 English

Dr Yvonne Griggs

Lecturer in Media and Communications at the University of New England, Australia

"After completing my PhD in 2007 I secured a post as Lecturer in English at De Montfort University where I worked for six years. I then emigrated to Australia where I now teach Film, Television, and Adaptation Studies."
PhD 2007 English

Dr Ashley Polasek

Instructor of English, Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, South Carolina

"Beyond my academic post, my continuing research into and publication on Sherlock Holmes on screen has resulted in invitations to deliver lectures at conferences and events in Washington, D.C. (2016), Tulsa, Oklahoma (2017), and the University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana (2018)." 
PhD 2015 English

Dr Dwo Setaiwan

Dean of the Faculty of Letters at Petra Christian University, Indonesia

"As part of the programme, we held several graduate conferences together at DMU, travelled together to libraries and resource centres outside DMU, and presented our papers and cheered one another up at a number of nerve-racking, prestigious conferences in our field."
PhD 2017 English

Dr 'Funmi Adewole

VC2020 Lecturer in Dance, De Montfort University

"I enjoyed researching an area I am passionate about under a supervisory team who were equally passionate."
PhD 2017 Dance Studies



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