Research Staff

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  • Professor Nicholas Gebhardt

    Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies, Director of Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research

    Nick Gebhardt is Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies and Director of Research in the Birmingham School of Media. His work focuses on jazz and popular music in American culture and his publications include Going For Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology (Chicago), Vaudeville Melodies: Popular Musicians and...

  • Dr Matt Grimes

    Course Director BA (Hons) Music Industries, Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio

    Dr Matt Grimes is the course director for the BA (Hons) Music Industries course and a Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio, with over 13 years teaching experience in higher education. In 2020, he received his PhD exploring ageing and identity in British anarcho-punks. Prior to joining the Birmingham School of Media...

  • Dave Harte

    Deputy Head of School and Associate Professor in Journalism and Media Studies

    Dave Harte is Associate Professor in Journalism and Media Studies. He researches the emerging trend of local community ‘hyperlocal’ news websites and has published widely on the subject. He has a track record of working with local media companies to support the growth of the creative economy. For many years he has worked...

  • Vanessa Jackson

    Associate Professor (Enterprise & Employability)

    Dr Vanessa Jackson is Associate Professor (Enterprise and Employability) for the Birmingham Institute of Media and English. She decided to pursue a career in higher education after working in television production at the BBC for 20 years. She is a television practitioner teaching practical television craft and production...

  • Dr. Edward John McKeon

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Ed McKeon works with musicians and artists at the points where music causes indiscipline in others - whether theatre, installation, or performance - collaborating with artists from Pauline Oliveros to Heiner Goebbels, Elliott Sharp to Jennifer Walshe, and Kuljit Bhamra to Brian Eno. He has presented (BBC Radio 3); was artistic...

  • Professor John Mercer

    Director of Researcher Education and Development, Professor of Gender and Sexuality

    John Mercer is Professor of Gender and Sexuality in the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research. His research interests focus on the social and cultural construction of masculinities in the 21st century. He is the author of Pornography: Representations of Masculinity and Sexuality (Bloomsbury, 2017) Rock Hudson ...

  • Dr Annette Naudin

    Course Director in MA Media and Cultural Studies

    Dr Annette Naudin is Associate Professor Academic, with responsibility for Learning and Teaching at Birmingham Institute for Media and English. Annette is an Enterprise Education fellow of the National Centre for Graduate Entrepreneurship and has had a leading role exploring creative enterprise education for EU funded...

  • Dr Karen Patel

    Research Fellow

    Karen is a Research Fellow based at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR), Birmingham School of Media. She is currently working on an AHRC funded Innovation Fellowship in collaboration with Crafts Council, called Craft Expertise . Karen is also Director of the Centre for Equality, Diversity and...

  • Dr Dima Saber

    Reader in Media and Cultural Studies

    Dr Dima Saber is a Reader in Media and Cultural Studies, she is also Associate Director for External Funding and Research Development at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research . Her research is focussed on media depictions of conflict in post-war and post-revolution contexts, and on the role of archival...

  • Dr Charlotte Stevens

    Lecturer in Media & Communications

    Charlotte works mainly in television and fandom studies, with a strong interest in archival and historical aspects of audiences. She also co-leads the Game Cultures research cluster. Charlotte has published on fanvids, video game fan histories, screen vampires, and poetic television documentaries on the BBC. She is currently...

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