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 Juliette Stephenson

Juliette Stephenson

Senior Lecturer in Economics


+44 (0) 1392 723211

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Juliette Stephenson has been involved with education all her working life: teaching adult literacy, ESL, and secondary education in Ghana, inner London and rural Devon; acting previously as Chair of Devon Development Education; and finally working for the last 10 years in the University of Exeter Business School. All of these contexts have in common a passion for engaging with students in their learning. Juliette is actively involved with a number of projects, including enhancing learning and teaching with an increasingly internationalised student body.

Nationality: British

Administrative responsibilities

  • Works with the Director of Education: in particular on developing teaching and learning strategies, including e-learning innovations and integration of international students, and in her role as Head of Student Learning
  • Head of Student Learning: promotes and develops the student experience, manages UG student progression
  • Manages Teaching Fellow team: develops strategy in particular with respect to student skills and pastoral support
  • Coordinates 'widening participation' and 'personal development planning'
  • Member of several committees: Education Committee, Staff Student Liaison Committee, Mitigation, University of Exeter Sustainability Group
  • Joint coordination of UoE Teaching Fellow Forum


BA Hons Economics (Sussex), PGCE Maths (London)

Awards and Honours

  • HEA Economics Network: Student Nominated Teaching Commendation

External positions

  • Chair: Devon Development Education Centre
  • Active member of HEA Economics Network, including conference presentations

Juliette's teaching interests include education for sustainable development, with particular reference to climate change, mathematics for economists, and the philosophy and methodology of economics. As the School's Head of Student Learning, she is also interested in the academic skills that support students' learning, from critical thinking through to effective teamwork. Throughout Juliette's learning and teaching is a focus on student engagement, including internationalisation and global citizenship.

As a Teaching Fellow, Juliette is involved in a number of pedagogic projects:

  • She is currently a key member of a team managing and delivering a £200,000 JISC Integrated Technology project.
  • such as a case study on the HEA Economics network METAL project.
  • She is involved in the NTFS PDP Action Research Project (collaboration with Jane Rowe, Education Enhancement, UoE).
  • She has worked on a MetaLearning case study (collaboration with University of Durham School of Education).
  • She is involved in a project looking at the 'Evaluation of Critical Thinking Skills within Pluralist Economics' (joint collaboration UWE/Nottingham).