Dr Denise Jackson
Associate Academic Assessor
Dr Denise Jackson has taught Sociology, Psychology, Criminology and Social Sciences across a range of programmes and organisations throughout her 30 year teaching career, ranging from A Level through to Honours Level Degree. She has a PhD in Sociology entitled: ‘Geeks, Boffins, Swots and Nerds: A Social Constructionist Analysis of Gifted and Talented Identities in Post-16 Education’ (https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10021821/); Masters’ Degrees in Educational Management; and in Research Methods; a First Class BSc in Sociology and is a qualified teacher with QTS.
She is passionate about Sociology, Education and in supporting Students to achieve their potential by making academic material accessible. She is a working class ‘Essex Girl’ who had children at a young age, completing her studies whilst supporting a family and working. Juggling responsibilities was challenging; but she found flexible studying and knowing that she was striving to improve her family’s life chances, motivated her to work hard, find ways of managing time, and gave her the determination to succeed. She feels that if she could, our students could too and she is looking forward to being part of your journey on your road to your success.