David Kane is a researcher based in the Social Evaluation and Research Unit (SREU) at Birmingham City University. He works in a number of disciplines including higher education research and prisoner health research. David is currently the Managing Editor of the International Journal of Prisoner Health.
His other love is popular culture and he has recently completed an MPhil exploring how music fans organise online sources devoted to the object of their fandom. David is now working towards a PhD that investigates how music fans engage with tangible and intangible forms of popular music heritage.