Position: Lecturer in Film Studies
Phone: +44 (0) 1248-388591
Location: 1st floor, John Phillips Building
My research interests focus primarily on contemporary film and television from the United States from a political and ideological perspective. I am currently developing a project that looks at American film and television since the 2008 financial crisis and the ways in which the effects of economic collapse have been explored in popular audiovisual media.
Teaching and supervision
I teach or co-teach the following modules: Film Criticism, American Television Drama, Film Theory, Race and Gender, Political Cinema and Television.
I am supervising or co-supervising PhD theses in the following areas: Welsh national cinema, character in screenwriting, Jeffrey Katzenberg and DreamWorks animation.
My current administrative responsibilities are: Director of Undergraduate Studies (Media) and Subject Lead for Film Studies.