Emma has been with Southampton Solent university since 2008. She graduated from the University of Southampton with a BA (Hons) in Fashion and then later accomplished a Master of Arts in International Fashion and Textiles with Marketing in 2010, which allowed her to study within international schools of fashion such as Institute Frances De La Mode Paris, and the Hoog School Ver De Kunsten in the Netherlands. During her MA studies, Emma was awarded a scholarship towards funding her studies by the Textile Institute, Guild of Weavers.
Emma has taught a range of fashion branding, buying and merchandising, marketing, multi and omni-channelling units across the School of Fashion, working predominately with BA (Hons) Fashion Management with Marketing.
Currently, Emma is also an external examiner for BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Emma has also served as an external assessor for the London College of Fashion for the development of new degrees including; BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and BA (Hons) Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding.
As part of Emma's on-going research she currently works with the London College of Fashion in the role of dissertation supervisor for the BA (Hons) Fashion Management with Marketing course, as well as specialising in the development of live projects and the embedding of theory and practice of work based learning within the fashion industry.