Curriculum Vitae

Dr Clive Baldwin

1.    Education

-Postgraduate Certificate in Management and Leadership in Higher Education, University of Bradford: Dec. 2010
-Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, University of Sheffield:  Munchausen syndrome by proxy: Telling tales of illness, Sept. 2000
-Master of Arts, Social Work,University of Leicester:  Dissertation: Munchausen syndrome by proxy and social work, July 1993
-Certificate of Qualification in Social Work,University of Leicester, July 1993
-City and Guilds 730/7 Adult education and training, Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale, July 1995
-Master of Arts, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge, June 1987
-Bachelor of Arts, Education, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge, June 1984

2.   Current post

Canada Research Chair in Narrative Studies

St Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5G3 (1st May 2011 – Present)

Research programme on narrative in social and health care (

Teaching:  Narrative for social work(ers); Mental health

Research supervision:  MA and MPhil students in sociology/social work

3.   Previous work experience

 Sept 2008 – April 2011 Senior Lecturer in Social Work (Mental Health)

Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, School of Social and International Studies.  Key responsibilities include:

Teaching responsibilities:  Personal tutor to MA students, MA Dissertation supervisor, Module leader on: Mental distress/Mental health difficulties: Models for practice; Values and ethics (and AMHP role); Best Interest Assessment/Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards; Social research (3rd year undergraduate module); Social research (Master’s level module); Social work theory and methods

Academic responsibilities:  Programme Director for the MA in Mental Health Practice/Approved Mental Health Professional training and MA in Mental Health Studies; Chair of Programme Management Board

Administrative responsibilities:  Deputy Chair, Humanities, Social and Health Sciences Research Ethics Panel; Departmental representative on regional Skills for Care post-qualifying mental health group

Dec 2003 – Aug 2008 Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies, School of Health, University of Bradford.

Teaching responsibilities:  Design, development and delivery of MSc in Dementia Studies by distance learning; Programme monitoring and evaluation; Personal tutor to MSc students; Module leader of undergraduate and postgraduate modules (Ethics and Law, Research Methods, Supporting families, Learning skills) and undergraduate (BSc) and postgraduate (MSc) dissertation supervision.

Academic responsibilities:  Course co-ordinator MSc in Dementia Studies; Chair of Education Meeting, Division of Dementia Studies; School Course Approval and Review Team; Chair of Curriculum Development Team; School Academic Policy Committee

Administrative responsibilities:  Human Resources Committee, School of Health Studies; Performance Review Panel;   School of Health Ethics Committee; Admissions officer for MSc in Dementia Studies; Acting Head of Division in absence of Prof. Murna Downs; Co-ordinator of production of distance learning materials; Francis Raymond Hudson travel award committee (post-graduate travel scholarships).

Jan 2001 – Dec 2003 Research Fellow in Healthcare Ethics, Ethox, University of Oxford.  Principal researcher on qualitative study of ethical issues for family members caring for a relative living with dementia.

Sept 1999 – Jan 2001 Community Development Worker, HVC, Hedon, East Yorkshire.  Supporting and developing voluntary sector groups and organisations.  Fundraising, business planning, organisational review and development, team building.  Short course training organiser and provider.

Sept 1998 – Sept 1999 Social Work Development Officer, VOISE, Preston, Lancashire.  Responsible for development and assessment of placements for social work students in the voluntary sector. Supporting social work Practice Teachers.

Sept 1994 – Sept 1998 Part-time lecturer, Edge Hill University College, Ormskirk, Lancashire.  Teaching on three modules:  Social Work Studies, The Politics of Mental Health, and the Social Constitution of Contemporary Britain.

1994 – 2003 Freelance voluntary sector consultant providing business planning, organisational review, staff appraisal and training, fundraising and evaluation services to small and medium-sized voluntary and community sector agencies.  Short course training for Charity Trustees, management committees and staff.

Prior to 1994 A variety of social care and community development posts involving: advocacy and advice, counselling and resettlement support in homelessness projects; volunteer recruitment, support and training (mental health projects); staff training (working with young children) and staff supervision, appraisal, training and team building (as a Trustee and Management Committee member of a number of charitable organisations).