Dr Jean Duckworth

Senior LecturerSchool of Health, Social Work and Sport

Jean is an experienced practitioner and academic with a background in Law (LLB), Bioethics (MA), Holistic healthcare (MSc) and a PhD entitled 'Straddling paradigms: an interpretive hermeneutic exploration of the experience of midwives practising homeopathy'. Jean teaches across a number of postgraduate research and sustainability modules and is both a Director of Studies and doctoral supervisor. Jean has held strategic roles as a Director of a Professional Body and has also worked closely in the development of educational and practice standards across a number of disciplines. She has also been instrumental in the development of Fitness to Practise processes and manages professional conduct hearings.