Research Staff

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  • Dr Asya Draganova

    Lecturer in Media and Communication

    Dr Asya Draganova is a Lecturer in Media and Communications as well as an active researcher within the fields of media and cultural studies, popular music, and cultural sociology. Asya’s academic background is in Media and Cultural Studies, with a First Class BA (Hons) awarded in 2011 and a PhD obtained in 2016. Asya’s...

  • Professor Rajinder Dudrah

    Professor of Cultural Studies & Creative Industries

    Rajinder joined Birmingham City University in 2016 and was previously Senior Lecturer in Screen Studies at the University of Manchester, where he held senior roles as Director of Centre for Screen Studies and Head of Dept of Drama (2007-2010). In October 2016 Rajinder was Elected as Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College,...

  • Dr Kirsten Forkert

    Reader in Media Theory

    Kirsten Forkert is a researcher and activist, and researches the politics of cultural work and education. She completed a PhD in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2011, under the supervision of Professor Angela McRobbie. Her PhD thesis explored the conditions experienced by freelance artists in...

  • 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 Anne Graefer

    Lecturer in Media Theory

    Anne Graefer a is Lecturer in Media Theory. She joined the School of Media and the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research in 2015, after having taught at the University of Leicester for two years. Prior to this she was based in the School of Arts and Cultures at Newcastle University, where she obtained her PhD and...

  • Matt Grimes

    Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio, Award Leader MA Music Industries, Degree Leader Music Industries

    Matt Grimes is the award leader for MA Music Industries, Degree Leader for Music Industries at the Birmingham School of Media and Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio. Prior to joining the Birmingham School of Media and the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR) as an academic, Matt worked...

  • Craig Hamilton

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Current research Craig is currently working on The Harkive Project: Rethinking Music Consumption for the Digital Age. The project explores the cultural, technological, economic and social factors surrounding popular music consumption in the digital age using The Harkive Project, an online, crowdsourced method of collecting...

  • Dave Harte

    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...

  • Jon Hickman

    Degree Leader, Web and New Media

    Jon researches and publishes work on digital culture and creative industries, specifically exploring social media. This work is applied to his role as the Degree Leader for Web and New Media within our undergraduate programmes, and his teaching on the MA Social Media. His industry experience in new media also makes him a key...

  • Dr Christopher Hill

    Early Career Research Fellow

    Chris is an early career research fellow in history, heritage and archives. He has research interests in modern British and late imperial history, focusing in particular on the history of broadcasting and the press, de-colonisation, nuclear weapons and social movements. His first monograph, Peace and Power: Media, Movements...

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