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Staff Profiles

Staff engaged in film and television research

Film and Television

Mary Irwin
Lecturer in Media and Communication
PhD, MRes, MPhil, PGCE, MA (Hons) I completed my PhD in 2008. Subsequently I was employed as a teaching fellow at the University of Stirling, a research fellow at the Institute of Education, University of London and most recently at the... more>>

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Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader (Media, Culture and Society BA)
I joined Northumbria in April 2010. Between 2006 and 2010 I taught Media, Film and Cultural theory at the University of Sussex where I completed my PhD thesis. I have teaching interests based in cultural... more>>

Dr James Leggott
Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies BA (Hons)
James completed a doctoral thesis on British social realist cinema in 2004 (University of Newcastle), and took up a lectureship in Film and Television Studies at Northumbria in 2006. His research has mostly... more>>

Dr Jamie Sexton
Senior Lecturer, Film and Television Studies BA (Hons)
My research is mostly concerned with alternative forms of film and other media, particularly cult cinema and independent cinema. Methodologically, I have approached subject areas from different angles,... more>>

Dr Johnny Walker
Lecturer in Media
PhD, MA, BA (Hons)
I joined Northumbria as Lecturer in Media in 2013. Prior to this I was a Lecturer in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester and have also taught film, media and cultural studies at the University... more>>



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