Maddy is a PhD student with the Centre for Innovation in Higher Education and the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education.
Maddy initially completed a law degree and later qualified as a solicitor. She worked in various legal roles as both a paralegal whilst training and then later as a solicitor, mostly in the fields of regulatory prosecutions and litigation. She also has over ten years’ experience as a law lecturer having specialised in socio-legal law, public law and criminal law.
She returned to study in 2014 in order to develop her skills as an educator and completed a Masters in Technology-Enhanced Learning. She is currently working towards a PhD in the area of learning gain, specifically in the use of learning analytics and learning design.