Anna McNamara

Anna McNamara

Director of Learning and Teaching, Principal Teaching Fellow, GSA

Academic and research departments

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.


University roles and responsibilities

  • Director of Learning and Teaching, GSA
  • Athena Swan Departmental Lead
  • Member of the Teaching Quality Valuing Teaching Working Group
  • Member of the University Student Experience Subcommittee
  • Member of the University Quality and Standards Subcommittee
  • Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee

    Courses I teach on


    Postgraduate taught

    My publications


    A. McNamara (2018). 'The Use of LEGO SERIOUS PLAY to Enable Learning Gain In Professional Actor Training' in The International Journal of Management and Applied Research, Vol. 5, No. 4.
    A. McNamara (2018). 'Acting' in Exploring Pedagogic Frailty and Resilience (Ed. I. Kinchin and N. Winstone)
    S. Hanratty and A. McNamara (2019). 'Student experience: perspectives on learning in the University and the Conservatoire' in Enhancing student-centred teaching through student-staff research partnerships (Ed.K. Gravett, N. Yakovchuk and I. Kinchin)
    R. Bale (2020). Teaching with Confidence in Higher Education: Applying Strategies from the Performing Arts