Janine is an OU graduate, who completed her PhD Third Wave Feminist Analysis: An approach to the explorations of discourses of femininity under the supervision of Professor Sara Mills at Sheffield Hallam University.
Janine was appointed as an Associate Lecturer in 1999. Alongside this role, she has also worked as a Learner Support Adviser, developing a specialism in Widening Participation, for which she received a Team Teaching Award, along with Dr Evelyn Kerslake. Since 2011, Janine has been a Senior Faculty Manager working to recruit, support and develop Associate Lecturers in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Janine became a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2015.