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Dr Patrice Seuwou earned his PhD in Computer Science & Informatics from London South Bank University, specialising in Autonomous vehicles adoption. Patrice master’s degree was in Innovative Technology from the University of East London in the United Kingdom, specialising in Forensics science.

He is a senior lecturer in Digital Business, programme leader for the Business Analytics, EDI Trainer and former MBA deputy programme leader. Prior to that, he was a programme leader for a portfolio of undergraduate courses in the private sector in partnership with Plymouth University, a lecturer at London South Bank University and also Academic Registrar & Quality Manager working for a large private institution in partnership with Gloucestershire University. He has published in the area of Vehicular Ad hoc Networks, Actor-Network Theory, Self-driving car and his research interests include Autonomous vehicles, Management Information Systems, VANET security, Authentication and privacy, computer networks including wired and wireless networks, mobile and ubiquitous computing, Linux systems, RFID technology, protocols simulation and legislation in computer science.

Patrice is currently exploring the experiences of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students in Higher education, through the lens of critical race theory (CRT) and Pierre Bourdieu concept of capital.

Patrice is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Reviewer for the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF), External Examiner for Pearson. Patrice is a Microsoft certified professional, Member of the Association of Computer Professional (ACP), a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and also Member of the Chartered Institute for IT(BCS). He also Qualified as Enterprise Solution Architect with the British Computer Society.

He has also taught Executive MBA students in China (Shanghai) and delivered guest lectures at Kathmandu University in Nepal. 

Patrice is a C@N-DO Mentor and an internal assessor for fellowship and senior fellowship applications to the HEA.

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate Modules

  • BSO1010 Information Management (Level 4)
  • BSO1210 Information Management (Apprenticeship) (Level 4)
  • BSO2016 Project Management: Planning & Control (Level 5)
  • BSO2017 Information Technology for Business (Level 5)
  • BSO3017 Strategic Management of the Digital Organisation (Level 6)
  • BSO3014 Project Management: Managerial Perspectives (Level 6)
  • BSO3217 Strategic Management of the Digital Organisation (Apprenticeship) (Level 6)

Postgraduate Modules

  • BSOM052 Quality and IT Management (Level 7)
  • BSOM058 Strategic Management of IS (Level 7)
  • BSOM079 Business Intelligence (Level 7)
  • BSOM083 Digital Business (Level 7)
  • BSOM084 Practical Data Analysis for Business (Level 7)
  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion for Researchers (Level 8)

Research Interests

  • Vehicular Ad hoc Networks,
  • Actor Network Theory
  • Autonomous vehicles Adoption,
  • Management Information Systems,
  • Security, Authentication and privacy,
  • Computer networks including wired and wireless networks,
  • Mobile and ubiquitous computing and Linux systems,
  • RFID technology, protocols simulation and legislation in computer science.
  • Technology Acceptance Models and theories.
  • Sociology of Education (Black Asian and Minority Ethnic students experience in Higher Education)
  • BAME Attainment Gap/ GEM Award Gap in the UK Higher Education Sector
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Pierre Bourdieu Theory of Practice

Other Responsibilities

  1. Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Digital Business
  2. MBA Deputy Programme Leader
  3. Co-Lead - Inclusion, Diversity and Special Education SIG, Centre for Education and Research

  4. Co-Research Lead - Global Ethnic Majority Staff Network
  5. Co-Research Lead - DELTA working group (Decolonising Education – Learning, Teaching and Assessment).

External Roles

  • Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee member (External): Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • PhD Examiner (External): Open University Malaysia 2021
  • Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) Member for reference book entitled "5G Networks and Advancements in Computing, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering". 
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF)
  • Reviewer for the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) Journal
  • External Examiner for Pearson.
  • External Examiner for Open University
    • BSc (Hons) Business Computing (Top-up)
    • BSc (Hons) Computing with Networking (Top-Up)
    • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security (Top-up)
    • BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (Top-up)
  • External Examiner for Staffordshire University
    • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Top-up)


Industry Connections

Digital Northampton

CIPD Branch in Northampton

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, London South Bank University

23 Apr 20104 Oct 2019

Award Date: 31 Mar 2020

PGCE, London South Bank University

18 Sep 201214 Jan 2014

Award Date: 31 Jan 2014

Master, University of East London

15 Jun 200720 Jul 2008

Award Date: 20 Jun 2008

External positions

Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee member, Chartered Association of Business Schools

20 Apr 202220 Apr 2024

External Examiner, Staffordshire University

Oct 2021 → …

External Examiner, The Open University

Aug 2021 → …

Book Reviewer, Elsevier

Apr 2021May 2021

External Examiner, Open University Malaysia

Mar 2021Jul 2021

IGI Global Editorial Advisory Board Member

5 Aug 2020 → …

External Examiner, Pearson

Aug 2014Mar 2016


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