Academic Year 2020/21 (updated 6 April 2021)

Current external examiners

The lists below display External Examiners currently employed by Keele University. The most recent reports completed by External Examiners and responses to their reports made by the University are published under the 'Reports and responses' section of these webpages.

Keele Business School

Accounting Mark Wordley - Loughborough University
Business Management Edward Granter - University of Birmingham
Business Management & Finance, Economics Simona Mateut - University of Nottingham
Economics Michael Henry - University of Birmingham
Human Resource Management Anastasia Kynighou - Manchester Metropolitan University
International Business Management Elina Meliou - Aston University
Marketing Delia Vazquez - University of Manchester
Martin Hingley - University of Lincoln

School of Allied Health Professions

Physiotherapy Iain Beith - Kingston University
Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)  Peter Hogg
Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Jane Culpan - Queen Margaret University

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Astrophysics Ian Stevens - University of Birmingham
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry Melanie Britton - University of Birmingham
Ann Chippindale - University of Reading
Andrew Regan - University of Manchester
Forensic Science, Forensic Science & Criminology, Forensic & Analytical Investigation Jose Gonzalez-Rodriguez - University of Lincoln
Emma Rixon - Nottingham Trent University 
Physics  Helen Heath - University of Bristol

School of Computing and Mathematics

Computer Science  Peter Lewis - Aston University
Gavin Sim - University of Central Lancashire
MComp Computer Science Simon O'Keefe - University of York
Data Science (Apprenticeship) James Xue - Northampton University
Mathematics, MMath Joel Haddley - University of Liverpool
Peter Rowlett - Sheffield Hallam University
Richard Tew - University of Nottingham

School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Environment and Sustainability, Environmental Science Simon Kemp - University of Southampton
Geology & Geoscience Nigel Mountney - University of Leeds
Rebecca Williams - University of Hull
Human Geography Rebecca Elmhirst - University of Brighton
Physical Geography Simon Carr - University of Cumbria 
Natural Sciences Susan Crennell - University of Bath

School of Humanities

American Studies Andrew Johnstone - University of Leicester
Theresa Saxon - University of Central Lancashire
English Literature, English Literature and Creative Writing Natasha Alden - Aberystwyth University
Mary Ann Lund - University of Leicester
Film Studies Brian Baker - Lancaster University
History  Andrew Flack - University of Bristol
Christopher Langley - Newman University
Danica Summerlin - University of Sheffield
Media, Communications and Culture Tracey Potts - University of Nottingham
Music David Beard - Cardiff University
Music Technology Monty Adkins - University of Huddersfield

School of Law

Law Mark Edwards - Sheffield Hallam University
Edward Johnston - University of the West of England
Panos Kapotas - University of Portsmouth
Lisa Whitehouse - University of Hull
Gary Wilson - Liverpool John Moores University

School of Life Sciences

Applied Biomedical Science Michael Palmer - Nottingham Trent University
Biochemistry  Paul Whitley - University of Bath
Biology Nicholas Worsfold - Brunel University
Biomedical Sciences Angela Sheerin - University of Brighton
Human Biology Aditi Kahere - University of Liverpool
Neuroscience Lucy Donaldson - University of Nottingham

School of Medicine

Senior External Examiner Richard Fuller - University of Liverpool
Year 1 Susan Anderson - University of Nottingham
Mark Tarrant - University of Exeter
Year 2 John Broad - Queen Mary University of London
Eamon McGreal - Cardiff University
Year 3 Serena Tolhurst-Cleaver - University of Manchester
Michael Tarzi - University of Sussex
Year 4 Eleanor Grogan - Newcastle University
Andrew Brown - University of York
Year 5 Christopher Conlon - University of Oxford 
Andy Cook - Leicester University
Public Health TBC
Social Work Caroline Lee - Birmingham City University

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Midwifery Jennifer Hall 
Adult Nursing Camille Cronin - University of Essex
Nicola Rochnia - University of Leeds
Children's Nursing Helen Ayo-Ajayi - University of Buckinghamshire
Clinical Practice Colm Treacy - Kingston University
Learning Disabilities Nursing John Turnbull 
Mental Health Nursing Jim Dooher 
Nursing Associate Valerie Nixon - University of Worcester

School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering

Pharmacy Mark Green - University of Bradford
Stephanie Myers - University of Sunderland 
Tania Webb - De Montfort University
Pharmaceutical Science, Technology and Business, Pharmacy Paul McCarron - Ulster University

School of Psychology 

Psychology  Blerina Kellezi - Nottingham Trent University
Chris Moulin - Université Grenoble Alpes

School of Social, Political and Global Studies

Criminology Deborah Drake - The Open University 
Education Christine Rogers - University of Kent
International Relations  John MacMillan - Brunel University
International Governance and Public Policy (BFSU) Alex Nunn - University of Derby
Liberal Arts Shelley Budgeon - University of Birmingham
Philosophy Gordon Finlayson - University of Sussex
Politics Michael Holmes - Catholic University of Lille
Sociology James Moir - Abertay University

Harper and Keele Veterinary Social

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Year 1 Emma Love - University of Bristol 
Business Colleen Heaton - Sheffield Hallam University 
Humanities and Social Science Peter Watts - University of Nottingham
Science and Health Karl Herbert - University or Leicester
Science and Maths Karen Vernon-Parry - Sheffield Hallam University
English for Academic Purposes Martin Seviour - Nottingham Trent University
Chinese Wendy Che - Oxford University
French

Sandra Salin - Newcastle University 

German Dorit Fellner - University of Manchester
Japanese Junko Kasai - King's College London
Russian Ekaterina Chown - Durham University
Spanish M. Esther Lecumberri - Regent's University London

Keele Business School

Accounting and Financial Management  Danture Wickramasinghe - University of Glasgow 
Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations Susan Durbin - University of the West of England
Management, International Business Stephen Procter - Newcastle University
Marketing Tracy Harwood - De Montfort University
MBA (Senior Leaders) Luqman Jimoh - The Open University
MBA (online programmes) Jane Neal-Smith - University of York

School of Allied Health Professions

Health Sciences Paul Hendrick - University of Nottingham
Neuromusculoskeletal Healthcare, Pain Science and Management TBC
Advanced Physiotherapy, Neurological Rehabilitation, Applied Clinical Anatomy Kathryn Mares - University of East Anglia
Physiotherapy John Stephens - University of Sunderland

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Analytical Science for Industry Perdita Barran - University of Manchester

School of Computing and Mathematics

Advanced Computer Science Simon O'Keefe - University of York

School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Environmental Sustainability & Green Technology Richard Kotter - Northumbria University
Geographical and Environmental Research, Geoscience Research Becky Briant - University of London 
Geographical and Environmental Research Rebecca Elmhirst - University of Brighton

School of Humanities

Creative Writing TBC
English Literatures, MRes Humanities - English Anna Barton - University of Sheffield
Global Media and Culture, Global Media and Management Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova - University of Liverpool
History, MRes Humanities - History Andrew Flack - University of Bristol
Christopher Langley - Newman University
Dancia Summerlin - University of Sheffield
MRes Humanities - Senior External Examiner Maria Lauret - University of Sussex
MRes Humanities - Media, Communications and Culture Tracey Potts - University of Nottingham

School of Law

Child Care Law and Practice Annika Newnham - Reading University
Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice Devyani Prabhat - University of Bristol
International Law Richard Collins - University College Dublin
Law and Society Chris Dietz - University of Leeds
Medical Ethics and Law Jonathan Ives - University of Bristol
Medical Ethics and Law, Medical Ethics and Palliative Care Joanna Bridgeman - University of Sussex
Safeguarding Adults - Law, Policy and Practice Kirsty Keywood - University of Manchester

School of Life Sciences

Biomedical Blood Science Ciaren Graham - Queen's University Belfast

School of Medicine

Health Professions Education (FAIMER) Laura Delgaty - Newcastle University
Medical Education Stella Howden - University of Dundee
Medical Science Katherine Linehan - University of Sheffield
Kevin McConville - University of Dundee
Physician Associate Studies Adele Hill - Plymouth University
Counselling and Psychotherapy Fay Short - Bangor University
Social Work Jane Dalrymple

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Advancing Professional Practice / CPD, Advanced Clinical Practice, Rheumatology Practice  Sheila Cunningham - Middlesex University 
Adult Nursing Chris Allen - University of Southampton
Specialist Community Nursing - District Nursing Donna Edwards - De Montfort University
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Cathy Taylor - Swansea University
Standalone Level 7 CPD modules Julie MacDonald - University of Hull
Ann Wakefield - University of Manchester

School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering

Doctorate in Pharmacy Nicola Barnes - University of Portsmouth
Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Medical Engineering, MRes Bioengineering Philip Riches - University of Strathclyde
Clinical Pharmacy Anita Weidmann - Robert Gordon University
Clinical Pharmacy Practice Kat Hall - University of Reading
Pharmaceutical Development with Business Management John Hadfield - University of Salford
Research Techniques Andrew Lamb - Robert Gordon University

School of Psychology

Psychology Christine Broughan - Northumbria University

School of Social, Political and Global Studies

Criminology and Criminal Justice Paul Crawshaw - Teeside University 
Education Mary Richardson - University College London
Education PGCE Academic Award Primary Joanne Wright - Southampton University
Education PGCE Academic Award Secondary Mike Bird - University of Chester
Education PGCE International Snezana Lawrence - Middlesex University
Higher Education Practice Rowena Murray - University of the West of Scotland
Politics and International Relations James Ellison - Queen Mary, University of London
Philosophy  Gordon Finlayson - University of Sussex
Professional Doctorate - Criminology and Criminal Justice Phil Clements 
Professional Doctorate - Education Michael Thomas - Liverpool John Moores University
Professional Doctorate - Social Work Michael Lavalette - Liverpool Hope University
MRes Social Science Research Methods Judith Aldridge - University of Manchester