Research at Leeds Beckett
About Lorraine Agu
Lorraine is a registered social worker and as Head of social work, she provides operational and strategic leadership for the social work courses within the University.
Lorraine's previous work as a social worker involved working with children and families in social care and as an adoption social worker. She has extensive experience in education having worked as a Lecturer and Programme Manager at Bradford College before coming to the University in 2000. Since that time Lorraine has worked as Senior Lecturer and now acts as the Professional lead for social work.
Lorraine teaches across both undergraduate and postgraduate social work courses and works with students who are undertaking practice placements.
Lorraine's interests areas include sociological approaches within social work and diversity within social work practice.
- Llewellyn A; Agu L; Mercer D (2014) Sociology for Social Workers. 2nd Polity.