Portrait of Ms Tracy Barker-Pottinger Ms Tracy Barker-Pottinger

t.pottinger@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472817


Senior Lecturer in Health and Community Studies / Health and Community Development - 2009 to present. Previous work experience includes; RN; RHV; Project manager for the Commission for Health Improvement; Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield (1996 - 2001) and at Thames Valley University (2001 - 2002).

Research and Scholarship

Currently studying for a PhD in 'Food poverty and food bank use in the UK'.

  • Food poverty / food insecurity
  • Community Development
  • Social Return on Investment
  • Social Enterprise


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy - 2011
  • Unltd Awardee - 2010

Enterprise Activities

Member of the Social Enterprise Unit which has undertaken a number of evaluations of community based organisations.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Course Leader BSc (Hons) Health and Community Studies
  • Course Leader BSc (Hons) Health and Community Development
  • Admissions Tutor

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Module Leader for the honours level module - 'Towards an Understanding of Health and Social Care Policy'.
  • Module teacher on the foundation level module - 'Professional Development'.