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Dr Alison McInnes

Principal Lecturer/Teaching Fellow

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Alison is a Faculty Director of International Recruitment and Development with the specific remit for India and Bangladesh and the Programme Lead for the Joint Honours degree programme delivered by Kaplan HE Institute (a Collaborative Ventures partner) in Singapore.

She has taught in the United States, Tajikistan and across mainland Europe and facilitates Erasmus Teacher and Student Mobility Exchanges, as well as study visits. 


Campus Address

Room H010, Coach Lane Campus East
Benton, Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Social Work PhD June 30 2001
  • Social Worker General Social Care Council (GSCC) 2013

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Learning from others: A critical reflection on an international study programme, McInnes, A., Goss, J., Fisher, H., Brockman, R. Jan 2019, In: International Social Work
  • Self-reported Perceptions of Weight and Eating Behavior of School Children in Sunderland, England, McInnes, A., Blackwell, D. 14 Feb 2017, In: Frontiers in Public Health - Obesity
  • Self-reported drinking behaviour of school age children in Sunderland over a fourteen-year period, McInnes, A., Blackwell, D. Apr 2013, In: Education and Health
  • Why listen to me? Developing Social Work Education and Social Work in Tajikistan, McInnes, A. 1 Sep 2013, In: International Social Work


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