Karen is a Research Fellow based at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR). She is also Director of the Centre for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Arts (CEDIA) in Arts, Design and Media, and Co-Lead of the Creative Industries Cluster in BCMCR. Karen’s research interests include issues...
Lecturer in Media and Communication
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...
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...
Professor in Media Diversity
Panayiota is a Greek citizen who moved to the UK in 2003 to pursue postgraduate taught and research study. Panayiota has been research-active for more than a decade and her research lies in the broader field of digital media research. Panayiota’s research has addressed phenomena concerning Internet studies and...
Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies
Tim Wall is Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies in the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research. His work focuses on popular music cultures and their mediation and history, notably those around jazz, soul and reggae. He has published extensively in international journals and books, and he applies his insights...
Associate Professor in Media
Nick Webber is Director of the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR). He joined the University in 2008, having previously worked in research development. Nick has a background in medieval history, and his research now focuses on (historical) game studies.
Professor of Jazz Studies
Tony Whyton is Professor of Jazz Studies at BCU. His critically acclaimed books Jazz Icons: Heroes, Myths and the Jazz Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Beyond A Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album (Oxford University Press, 2013) have sought to develop cross-disciplinary methods of musical...
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, Course Director for MA Media and Cultural Studies
Dr Poppy Wilde is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication and Course Director for the MA in Media and Cultural Studies. Her research focuses on what it means and how feels to be posthuman, by exploring how posthuman subjectivities are enabled and embodied. Her research, sometimes autoethnographic, explores game...