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Mary Makinde

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Investigation, Canterbury Christ Church University - Strategic Lead: Closing Our Gap
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Mary joined Canterbury Christ Church University in 2018 and is a Senior Lecturer on the Forensic Investigation programme and the University’s Strategic Lead for Closing the awarding gap.

As Strategic Lead, Mary works collaboratively with colleagues and students across the university to provide a whole institutional holistic approach to addressing the outcomes and experiences of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Mixed heritage students for sustainable transformational change. Mary is involved in the training and development of staff and has implemented strategies to tackle racial inequalities in higher education, improve retention and progression and enhance the lived experiences of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Mixed heritage Students.

Her work goes beyond the university walls and as such, works with external stakeholders to promote inclusive practices that help to enhance the placement experience of students.