Dennis Maloney
Principal Lecturer / Course Leader

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Subject(s): Fashion & Design

Professional Biography

Dennis has worked in the Fashion media and communications sectors for over 15 years. He started his career working as a freelance journalist and editor, progressing to styling, creative direction and editorial roles. He contributed to titles such as Vogue E+T (Australia), West East (Hong Kong), The Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Times (online), Blueprint magazine, The Sunday Express and Toni&Guy Magazine. He has worked as a promotional copywriter for MTV, The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Mark Warner. Senior editorial roles include TripAdvisor and GT Magazine (amongst others), and he has acted as Editor-at-Large for Phoenix Magazine, He Launched and acted as Editor of GEIST Magazine and was Editor at Large of Fashionista, a publication for Graduate Fashion Week. Dennis started teaching in 2007.


  • MA (Distinction) in Creative Arts Education, University for the Creative Arts, 2017.
  • PGC in Learning & Teaching in the Creative Arts, University for the Creative Arts, 2012.
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology, Surrey University (RIL), 1996.

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2014-2017: Course Leader, BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism, UCA Epsom
  • 2009-2014: Senior Lecturer & Final Year Coordinator, BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion, UCA Rochester
  • 2007-2009: Sessional Lecturer, BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion, BA (Hons) Style Futures

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Teaching & Course Development

2012 – Participation in the successful revalidation of the BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion Programme at UCA Rochester.

2015 – Led the successful revalidation of the BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism Programme at UCA Epsom.


Dennis is currently External Examiner for the Fashion Design and Communication Programme Group at Southampton Solent University (SSU).


Cope, J. & Maloney D. (2016). Fashion Promotion in Practice. Required Reading Range. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Other Outputs

Dennis continues to freelance and provide consultancy for a number of magazines and individual clients