Media and Communication at Leicester

Academic staff

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Name Position Telephone Email
Professor Ian Somerville  Head of School  252 2734 
Dr Jessica Bain  Associate Professor of Media and Communication
252 3867 
Dr Vincent Campbell  Associate Professor  252 5294 
Tor Clark  Associate Professor in Journalism  223 1406 
Dr Anna Claydon  Associate Professor and Director of PGT Programmes for SSAH   252 2089 
Dr Alberto Cossu  Lecturer 
252 1619
Dr Scott Davidson  Lecturer and Programme Director for Media and Public Relations MA  223 1284 
Dr Kester Demmar  Lecturer
Professor Roger Dickinson  Professor 252 3860 
Dr Bernhard Forchtner  Associate Professor
252 2829 
Dr Lieve Gies  Associate Professor 252 3869 
Dr Qian (Sarah) Gong  Associate Professor
252 5293 
Mr Anders Hansen  Associate Professor
252 3866 
Dr Matthew Hart  Lecturer and Programme Director of Digital Media and Society 229 7877 
Dr Steph Hill
Professor Jason Hughes 
Professor   252 2734 
Dr Athina Karatzogianni  Professor 
229 7290 
Dr Jilly Kay  Lecturer  229 7455 
Dr Melanie Kennedy  Lecturer  223 1624 
Professor Peter Lunt  Professor  252 2348 
Dr Julian Matthews  Lecturer and Programme Director for Journalism Studies MA  252 2582 
Dr Katie Moylan  Associate Professor
252 5061 
Dr Tim Neff   Lecturer
Dr Idil Osman  Lecturer in Media and Communication  229 7329 
Dr Kostas Saltzis  Lecturer  252 2818 
Dr Tracy Simmons  Lecturer  223 1881 
Dr David Smith
Dr Maria Touri  Associate Professor 252 2859 
Dr Panayiota Tsatsou  Associate Professor  252 2889 
Dr Jo Whitehouse-Hart  Lecturer  223 1654 
Dr Yimei Zhu  Lecturer  252 5486 

Teaching Fellows

Name Position Telephone Email
Andreas Anastasiou
Teaching Fellow 
+44 (0) 758 2641569 
Mr Jim McKenna  Teaching Fellow  252 3871 
Dr Matthew Winston  Teaching Fellow  223 1630 
Dr Edwin Vollans  Teaching Fellow  223 1816 
Gabriela Zogall Teaching Fellow

Affiliated research staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Karen Desborough
Research Associate
Dr. Alexandra Kviat
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Paula Serafini  Research Associate  229 7205 
Stevie Marsden  Research Associate  229 7163 

Visiting and honorary staff

Name Position Email
Professor Barrie Gunter  Emeritus Professor 
Dr Kaitlynn Mendes 
Honorary Professor  

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