Warren Harrison

Warren Harrison

Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Dr

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Academic Biography

Warren joined Teesside University as a Senior Lecturer in 2002, following a career in film and television. Alongside his teaching, he developed a range of industry and educational partnerships with some of the UK’s largest media companies to develop the digital capability of SME’s and freelancers in the northeast region. Warren’s practice-based research is concerned with aspects of the working-class cultural history of Teesside.

In 2018, Warren was appointed as Associate Dean (International) for the Business School. He expanded both international student recruitment and Transnational Education, playing a key role in the development of partnerships in the Czech Republic, Italy, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Uzbekistan.

Prior to his appointment as Pro Vice-Chancellor, he was appointed as the Dean of Teesside University International Business School in 2020.

Summary of Research Interests

Warren’s recent practice-based research project, The Creek, examines a working-class community that existed in Teesside from the early 20th century to the mid 1980's. The work investigates the community in relation to the plotlands developments within the socio-economic development of Teesside, depictions of gender, as well as the examinaiton of the work of the photographer Ian Macdonald. The work has been screened to both public and academic audiences regionally and globally. 

It has now been deposited with the North East Film Archive to ensure public access, and can be accessed here - https://www.yfanefa.com/record/67544

Previous research has focused upon the design and delivery of education to employers/professionals.


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