Ellie Tomsett

Dr Ellie Tomsett is a Senior Lecturer in media and film. Before teaching in Higher Education, Ellie worked in the UK film education sector. During this time she delivered training to teachers, youth workers and professional filmmakers across the country and organised filmmaking and theory activities for large organisations such as The BFI, The Industry Trust and Film London.

Ellie is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Ellie’s PhD and subsequent research has focused on contemporary feminisms and stand-up comedy. In 2017 she co-founded Mixed Bill a comedy and gender research network which seeks to engage comedy industry professionals, researchers and members of the public in discussions and activities that address the under-representation of minority groups within the comedy industry.

She is on the board of the journal Comedy Studies and serves as book reviews editor.

Areas of Expertise
Media Work
Links and Social Media