Public Communication PhD and MPhil Supervisors

Vincent Campbell

  • Political Communications (UK, US, EU)
  • Journalism studies
  • Science documentary

Scott Davidson

  • Public relations
  • Lobbying
  • Political communications
  • Interest group campaigns
  • Agonistic versus deliberative democracy
  • Media and ageing issues
  • Representations of older people

Roger Dickinson

  • Sociology of journalists and journalism
  • News and news production
  • Food and the media
  • Health and the media

Bernhard Forchtner

  • Political communication and nationalist/far-right actors
  • Environmental communication
  • The public sphere
  • Discourse and multimodal analysis
  • Memory politics/communicating the past/present
  • Far Right across Europe

Lieve Gies

  • Media representations of the law, the legal system and courts
  • Mediations of human rights law
  • Miscarriages of justice campaigning in social media
  • Gender and celebrity culture
  • Crime and the media.
  • Journalism, news and current affairs
  • Representation
  • International law
  • European law and policy making

Sarah Gong

  • Consumer culture and advertising
  • Risk society
  • Motherhood studies
  • Politician-journalist relationship
  • Online journalism in China
  • Discourse analysis

Anders Hansen

  • Environmental Communications
  • News
  • Journalism
  • Science Constructionism
  • Discourse and social problems

Peter Lunt

  • Media Audiences
  • Public participation in popular culture (Talk shows and reality TV)
  • Media Regulation
  • Consumption Research and Links Between Media and Social Theory

Julian Matthews

  • Journalism
  • News production
  • Environmental/ food issues
  • War/terrorism
  • Children's news

Kaitlynn Mendes

  • Feminism
  • Representation
  • Social media
  • News
  • Cyber sexism/ trolling
  • Activism

Giovanna Puppin

  • Chinese advertising (public service and commercial)
  • Chinese Media and Cultural Studies
  • Representation (Self and Other), power and identity
  • (Socio)semiotics, textual analysis, (audio)visual analysis
  • International advertising and promotional cultures
  • Media memory

Kostas Saltzis

  • New media and journalism
  • Digital Communications
  • News Production
  • Management of News Organisations

Ian Somerville

  • Public relations
  • Conflict and post-conflict societies
  • Gender/transgender
  • Government communication
  • Political lobbying
  • Sport and physical activity

Maria Touri

  • News and journalism
  • Online news/journalism
  • Framing
  • Public opinion
  • Globalization
  • Global culture
  • National development
  • Consumer citizenship

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