Media and Communication at Leicester

Academic staff

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Name Position Telephone Email
Professor Ian Somerville  Head of School  252 2734  ijas1@le.ac.uk 
mcs-hos@le.ac.uk 
Dr Jessica Bain  Associate Professor of Media and Communication
252 3867  jb441@le.ac.uk 
Dr Vincent Campbell  Associate Professor  252 5294  vpc2@le.ac.uk 
Tor Clark  Associate Professor in Journalism  223 1406  tor.clark@le.ac.uk 
Dr Anna Claydon  Associate Professor and Director of PGT Programmes for SSAH   252 2089  eac14@le.ac.uk 
Dr Alberto Cossu  Lecturer 
252 1619  ac777@le.ac.uk
Dr Scott Davidson  Lecturer and Programme Director for Media and Public Relations MA  223 1284  sd310@le.ac.uk 
Professor Roger Dickinson  Professor 252 3860  dik@le.ac.uk 
Dr Bernhard Forchtner  Associate Professor
252 2829  bf79@le.ac.uk 
Dr Lieve Gies  Associate Professor 252 3869  lg149@le.ac.uk 
Dr Qian (Sarah) Gong  Associate Professor
252 5293  qg8@le.ac.uk 
Mr Anders Hansen  Associate Professor
252 3866  ash@le.ac.uk 
Dr Matthew Hart  Lecturer and Programme Director of Digital Media & Society 229 7877  mh552@le.ac.uk 
Professor Jason Hughes 
Professor   252 2734   jh528@le.ac.uk 
Dr Athina Karatzogianni  Professor 
229 7290  ak547@le.ac.uk 
Dr Jilly Kay  Lecturer  229 7455  fk97@le.ac.uk 
Dr Melanie Kennedy  Lecturer  223 1624  mjk29@le.ac.uk 
Professor Peter Lunt  Professor  252 2348  pl108@le.ac.uk 
Dr Julian Matthews  Lecturer and Programme Director for Journalism Studies MA  252 2582  jpm29@le.ac.uk 
Dr Kaitlynn Mendes  Honorary Professor 
  km350@le.ac.uk 
Dr Katie Moylan  Associate Professor
252 5061  km264@le.ac.uk 
Dr Idil Osman  Lecturer in Media and Communication  229 7329
io52@leicester.ac.uk 
Dr Kostas Saltzis  Lecturer  252 2818  ks82@le.ac.uk 
Dr Tracy Simmons  Lecturer  223 1881  tas11@le.ac.uk 
Dr David Smith
Lecturer
  david.smith@leicester.ac.uk 
Dr Maria Touri  Associate Professor 252 2859  mt141@le.ac.uk 
Dr Panayiota Tsatsou  Associate Professor  252 2889  pt133@le.ac.uk 
Dr Jo Whitehouse-Hart  Lecturer  223 1654  jwh23@le.ac.uk 
Dr Yimei Zhu  Lecturer  252 5486  yz411@le.ac.uk 

Teaching Fellows

Name Position Telephone Email
Andreas Anastasiou
Teaching Fellow 
+44 (0) 758 2641569  aa1059@le.ac.uk 
Abigail Edge Teaching Fellow    abigail.edge@leicester.ac.uk 
Mr Jim McKenna  Teaching Fellow  252 3871  mjm7@le.ac.uk 
Dr Matthew Winston  Teaching Fellow  223 1630  msw25@le.ac.uk 
Dr Edwin Vollans  Teaching Fellow  223 1816  ev60@le.ac.uk 
Gabriela Zogall Teaching Fellow     gz44@leicester.ac.uk

Affiliated research staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Karen Desborough
Research Associate 
  karen.desborough@leicester.ac.uk
Dr. Alexandra Kviat
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow   a.kviat@leicester.ac.uk
Paula Serafini  Research Associate  229 7205  paula.serafini@le.ac.uk 
Stevie Marsden  Research Associate  229 7163  stevie.marsden@le.ac.uk 

Visiting and honorary staff

Name Position Email
Professor Barrie Gunter  Emeritus Professor  bg45@le.ac.uk 
Dr Kaitlynn Mendes 
Honorary Professor 
km350@le.ac.uk  

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