Dr Christopher J. Parker

PhD in Human Factors, Loughborough University
BSc Product Design and Innovation, University of Portsmouth

Pronouns: He/him
  • Lecturer in UX Design

Dr Parker is the User Experience Design (UX) MSc programme leader, chartered human factors specialist, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Alongside lecturing in UX Design at Loughborough University, Dr Parker has taught internationally within China. Since 2020, China's #1 University for Art and Design - the Chinese Academy of Fine Art (CAFA) - has invited him to run a course on UX Design. A member of the User-Centred Design Research Group. He has an interest in Design for future e-Commerce experiences.

PI for the ESRC and Innovate UK Research Project: CoFFEE, looking at the Co-Creation of Future Flight Ecosystems and Enterprise opportunities. Read more on the CoFFEE project website

- Programme Leader for MSc User Experience Design.
- Module leader for the Masters (MSc) module: Advanced Interaction Design
- Past module leadership for Usability Principles and Practice and Major Projects (MA and MSc UX Design).

Dr Parker also taught as a design specialist at the University of Manchester, focusing on the interplay between design, fashion, and marketing.

- Chartered Human Factors specialist (Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors).
- Member of the Professional Accreditation Board (PAB) at the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.
- A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.