SOAS University of London

Foundation Years

Foundation Year Staff


Dr Tolulope Eboka
Eboka Tolulope - 240, 186 ,54

Received her PhD from the University of Northampton. Tolulope’s research interests are in criminalisation, gender, race and social justice. She has worked on questions of Black History Month, cultural violence, higher education policy and practice, particularly in terms of racialised inequalities. Tolulope’s regional interests are in West and East Africa. She is currently working on questions of police brutality and cybercrime in South-West Nigeria. Tolulope is a member of the British Society of Criminology and a Senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy.



Mr Robin Kearney
Robin Kearney

I have two Masters: one from Oxford Brookes and the other from Bath Spa. My BA was from University College Dublin. I won the SOAS Director's Prize for Inspirational and Innovative Teaching in 2017. I have a special interest in decolonising curriculums and pedagogies. I'm also interested in exploring the links between creativity and learning in academic contexts.

Dr Andrew Kennedy
Kenndy Andrew - 240, 186, 56

Andrew Kennedy teaches and researches the global history of art, cultural studies, and heritage and museum studies. He is particularly interested in the relation between culture, imperialism and nationalism, and how this relation shapes the ways in which we perceive and imagine identities, spaces and boundaries.


Dr Simon Leppington
Leppington Simon - 240, 186, 56

Numbers and Quantitative Reasoning Digital Skill and Technology Applied MathematicsTelevision Post Production Video on Demand


Dr Kevin Manton
Kevin Manton
Has studied History, Politics and Philosophy and has two University of London Masters degrees and a PhD. Lectures, on European Society and Thought and Approaches to History. Has published articles and a book on British social and political history, and is an external examiner.



Dr David Worrall
Worral David - 240, 186, 56

Teaches Business, Management and Economics. Research interests include: economic development; international trade; the role of foreign direct investment; and, economic transition in Russia and China.


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