Senior Lecturer, Politics and Sociology
Institute of Humanities
tel: 01905 85 5307
Mike Webb is a PPE (Philosophy, Politics & Economics) graduate of Oxford University. At Worcester, he teaches across Politics and Sociology undergraduate courses with particular emphases on crime, political campaigning, the world of work, and social welfare. His teaching also draws on his varied background as a former economics researcher, national organiser of a youth movement, special school teacher, and lecturer in media. Mike is Course Leader for BA Politics: People and Power.
Mike has published articles and pamphlets on topics ranging from the regional impact of the European Union to aspects of the modern workplace. He is also involved in research on aspects of learning and teaching in Higher Education and is currently exploring students' use of feedback from tutors, especially how feedback can help students improve their writing.
Mike is a member of the Social Policy Association and has a long history of involvement in pressure groups and political parties; he has, for example, stood in the Worcester constituency as a General Election candidate.
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