Professor Lesley Gourlay is a visiting academic from UCL Institute of Education, London. She has extensive experience in teaching, doctoral supervision, management, external examining, and academic development in higher education, and is Director of the IOE Academic Writing Centre.
Her research and publications focus on theoretical aspects of media and student engagement in the university. She is an executive editor of the journal Teaching in Higher Education, and on the editorial boards of Learning, Media and Technology, Research in Learning Technology, and Postdigital Science and Education.
Lesley is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the Royal Society of the Arts, and holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh.