Liz has been a part time lecturer in FEHW since April 2013, contributing to teaching on the social work and social care degrees. She is an active member in founding and developing the Wolverhampton Intellectual Disabilities Network (WIDeN), the university learning disability special interest group.
Previously Liz has worked in the voluntary sector as a chief executive of a voluntary organisation that provides services and opportunities to people with a learning disability.
She has qualifications in learning disability including a B.Ed. and M.Med.Sci. and an M.A. in Applied Social Research. She studied at Norah Fry Research Centre, University of Bristol, and completed a PhD about people with a learning disability who fall through the net of statutory provision. Liz has a particular interest in community inclusion, person-centered approaches, parents with a learning disability, health and well-being and advocacy.