Mike Whitehouse (formerly Feintuck) arrived at the University of Hull in 1992 as a lecturer, and has since been promoted to Senior Lecturer, and, in 2003, to Professor.
From August 2006 to July 2009 he was Head of the Law School. His research has focused on various aspects of regulation within a range of socio-legal contexts.
Accredited as a Mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution in 2010, Prof Whitehouse has developed a public-serving mediation service under the auspices of the School of Law and Politics.
Served as a Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications for an inquiry into the relationship between news output and media ownership (2007-8)