Rachel is the course leader for BSc (hons) Developmental and Educational Psychology. She is a senior lecturer, teaching mostly educational psychology and research methods. She teaches across all levels of the undergraduate Psychology programme and also contributes to the MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Rachel's main research interests are in the field of school bullying and children's peer relationships. She also conducts research on educational transitions, and working with students as partners in higher education. She coordinates the institutional URB@N scheme (Undergraduate Research Bursaries at Northampton), and chairs the editorial team for the University's online journal 'Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education'.
Rachel is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) (including the Division of Educational and Child Psychology and the Psychology of Education Section) and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Sample Publications