Jane Stonestreet is the Assistant Head of the Law School with responsibility for Learning and Teaching. She is also a Westminster Teaching Fellow and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.
Graduated from Polytechnic of Central London (now Westminster University) in 1990 with an LLB degree (2.1), and went on to study a LLM in International Law at the London School of Economics in 1991/2 (Merit).
Jane began teaching as a visiting lecturer at Westminster University in 1992 and became a full time member of the academic staff in 1994. She has held the posts of Senior Personal Tutor, Deputy Course Leader and Course Director of the LLB, Interim Associate Head of College for Education, and Interim Head of the Law School.
Jane is currently registered on a PhD in Higher Education at Lancaster University. Jane is also a University Validation Panel Chair and has held a number of positions as an external advisor at other HE providers in the UK.
Jane mentors staff on the LLB in relation to curriculum design and learning and teaching, and at University level, colleagues applying for fellowship of the HEA.
Jane’s research interests have in recent years focused on pedagogic development and curriculum design. In particular she is focusing on using student peer review in developing critical analysis skills in writing, and internationalisation of the undergraduate law curriculum. Currently Jane is looking at students engagement and perceptions of the law curriculum.
She is currently completing a PhD in Higher Education, building on previous funded research both internal and external to the University from respectively a law project and an interdisciplinary research project on student peer review.
She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and a Westminster University Teaching Fellow.