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Personal profile

Administrative Posts

  • Enterprise and Engagement Officer 2012
  • Deputy PGR Director 2013-2014
  • Course Director - BA Society, Culture & Media; BA Media & Politics; BA Culture, Literature & Politics; MA Media, Culture & Society; BA Media & Cultural Politics; BA Broadcast Journalism 2014-2015
  • Athena Swan Deputy Chair 2014-2015
  • PGT Director 2015
  • Senior Advisor 2018 -

Biography

Helen joined PPL in 2011 as a Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies. Before that, Helen was an associate tutor in PSI, FTV and DEV.

External Activities

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2012
  • Small Grants Officer, Feminist Studies Association 2019 -
  • Executive Committee Member, Feminist Studies Association 2018 -
  • Member of the Women’s History Network 2013 -
  • Member of MeCCSA 2008 -

 

Key Research Interests

Helen's research interests include gender, production culture and the creative industries. She has also published in the areas of fashion, costume, and celebrity culture.

Professional Activities

  • ResNet Committee member
  • Steering Committee for International Day of the Girl 2013
  • PPL Athena Swan Self Assessment Team

 

 

Teaching Interests

Helen is the module organiser for:

  • UG Consumer Culture & Society;
  • UG Gender & Power; 
  • MA Media and Society;
  • MA Studying Media.
  • MA Gender and Power (forthcoming 2017/18)

She also teaches on UG Language and Gender

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 3 Sep 2012

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 1 Jan 2011

Master of Arts, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 1 Jan 2007

Bachelor of Arts, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 1 Jan 2006