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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Deborah Lock

Deborah Lock is a Deputy Head of College & Director of Education

Department Responsibilities

Deborah is a member of the College Leadership Team and has specific responsibility for the development and delivery of the education portfolio.  This includes programme review and development, oversight and leadership of both academic and student digital literacy,  the incorporation of learning innovations and technologies into curriculum design, and strengthening student-staff collaboration through inter and extracurricular activities. In addition to teaching responsibilities, she also oversees the LIBS academic workload model,  and works closely with the PVC & Director of LIBS on teaching and learning resource allocations. She is the Chair of the LIBS College Education and Student Life Committee. Deborah also represents the interests of LIBS on several institutional committees and working groups:- 1. Teaching Excellence & Graduate Success 2. Education and Student Life Committee 3. Academic Board 4. Academic Offences Committee 5. Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching Board member Externally she is a member of the CABS Executive Education Committee

Subject Specialism

Identity Studies; Higher Education Management; Knowledge Exchange; Knowledge Transfer; Innovation Management


  • PhD — Institute of Education, University College London, 2017
  • MA Information Management — Thames Valley University, 1997
  • BA (Hons) — Kingston University, 1992


  • Principal Fellow — Higher Education Academy,
  • Prince2 — PT Group,
  • Chartership — LA/CILIP,


2016 Gainsborough Community Interest Feasibility Study 2016 External Examiner, Birmingham City University, Business & Management portfolio re-validation 2013 ICE Review, University of Kent

PhD Supervisor

Title: Psychological Capital and Fun within Her Majesty’s Forces - SunnyDee Horton - Estimated completion date: 2019/20 - Joint supervisor

Module Responsibilities

  • Module Coordinator - PGT - Venture Creation — 2016 to 2018

Professional Affiliations


2018 - Keynote lecture: Playing the Field - Directors' Forum, PraxisAuril, 20th March 2018, The Moller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge