Academic Staff

Academic staff profiles 

Dr David Walker

Dr David Walker

Research Fellow

David is a Research Fellow in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values. His interest in character and identity began during a first career in the British Army. In 2010 he completed a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy at Durham University before moving to USA to work as a Research Associate at Purdue University, Indiana, in the Human Development and Family Studies Department (HDFS). ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4819

Email d.i.walker@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paul Warmington

Dr Paul Warmington

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education

Paul Warmington is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Senior Tutor on the BA (Hons) Education programme. He has taught and researched for more than twenty years, firstly in FE then in higher education. He is an Associate of HEA’s Centre for Sociology, Anthropology & Politics. He is a member of the editorial boards of Journal of Vocational Education & Training, ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 6734

Email p.c.warmington@bham.ac.uk

Dr Linda Watson

Dr Linda Watson

Senior Lecturer in Education (Deafness and Hearing Impairment)

Linda has a background of experience as a teacher of the deaf and educational audiologist and her research and teaching are rooted in this experience. She is particularly interested in the early language and literacy development of young deaf children and how this can be enhanced by the use of cochlear implants and/or digital hearing aids. She has a collaboration with the University of ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4876

Email l.m.watson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tracy Whatmore

Senior Lecturer in Primary and Early Years Education

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4818

Email t.whatmore@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sandy Wilkinson

Lecturer in Science Education (Chemistry)

Sandy has taught Science and Chemistry to A-level in secondary schools for 14 years. This included a secondment to the Royal Society of Chemistry as a School Teacher Fellow as part of the ‘Chemistry for Our Future’ project looking at strategies to overcome secondary to higher education transition issues. Prior to his appointment by the University of Birmingham Sandy was a Secondary ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4825

Email s.wilkinson@bham.ac.uk

Huw Williams

Tutor in Educational Psychology

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4453

Email h.williams@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kirsty Wilson

Dr Kirsty Wilson

Lecturer (Primary and Early Years Mathematics Education)

Please note that Kirsty Wilson is currently on maternity leave

Kirsty leads the primary and early years mathematics provision at the University of Birmingham.  Prior to joining the university in 2006, she was Research Officer on the ESRC funded project ‘Purposeful Algebraic Activity’ at the University of Warwick, where she also contributed to initial ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8225

Email k.e.wilson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kerstin Wittemeyer

Dr Kerstin Wittemeyer

Lecturer in Autism

Kerstin has been appointed as a lecturer and researcher in the Autism Centre for Education and Research. She previously worked for several years in the Oxford Autism Research Group, where she managed the work programme of the International Molecular Genetics Study of Autism Consortium (IMGSAC). As a member of staff at the Oxford Neurodevelopmental Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Centre, Kerstin ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8148

Email k.wittemeyer@bham.ac.uk

Angela Wootten

Teaching Fellow in Education (Deafness and Hearing Impairment)

Angie Wootten is a practising teacher of deaf children and young people. She works in a peripatetic capacity for Warwickshire’s Sensory and Complex team under the over-arching Integrated Disability Service and visits children of all ages and covering a spectrum of need.

Angie has been a placement supervisor and a regional tutor for the university’s course ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4843

Email a.wootten@bham.ac.uk