Head of Department

Dr Tanya Le Roux

Dr Tanya Le Roux is Head of Department for Communication & Journalism. She is an excellent educator and accomplished researcher who will bring to the role a broad range of expertise from higher education and as a communication professional in both the UK and South Africa.
Tanya is currently Programme Leader for the UG Marketing Communications suite of programmes and is leading the complex revalidation of these degrees. She also serves on the BU Research Ethics Committee. Prior to joining Bournemouth University in 2017 she also served on two Faculty Boards and Senate at previous institutions.
Tanya has a PhD in Corporate communication from North-West University, South Africa, and her research focuses on crisis and disaster communication management. She is an active researcher with a good publication record and strong commitment to public engagement, including delivering research-led training and capacity building for crisis communication. As a communication professional, Tanya has worked for large and small companies, and consulted on issues such as strategic communication and communication in change management.

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