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Involvement in the CATH Research Centre is open to any member of De Montfort University’s staff who is actively researching in the fields of cinema and television history, and to invited Associate Research Fellows (3 year tenure).

Membership

Director: Professor Steve Chibnall
British cinema history

Deputy Director: Professor Ian Hunter
Genre and cult film, literary adaptation

Monia Acciari
Early Career Academic Fellow in Film Studies

Dr. Vicky Ball
Women’s film and television history, television drama

Geoff Brown
Cinema history, film music

Dr. Alissa Clarke
Performance studies, classical Hollywood, gender theory

Dr. Andrew Clay
Moving image and digital technology, crime films

Dr. Pierluigi Ercole
Silent and European cinema, film exhibition

Dr. Stuart Hanson
History and policy of film exhibition in Britain

Dr. Matthew Jones
Film and television audiences, genre and cult film and television

Professor Jason Lee
Screenwriting, horror films, children on screen

Dr. Claire Monk  
(Reader)
British cinema history, world cinema, audiences

Professor (emeritus) Tim O’Sullivan
British cinema and television history

Dr. Elinor Parsons
Shakespear on screen, adaptation, film and ballet

Laraine Porter
Silent cinema, film exhibition

Dr. James Russell
American cinema history, social history of cinema

Dr. Paul Smith
Broadcasting policy, sport and television

Dr Ellen Wright
VC2020 Lecturer in Cinema and Television History


Visiting Professor

Professor Julian Petley (Brunel University), Principal Editor of the Journal of British Cinema and Television (EUP)

 

Professor-Steve-Chibnall

Professor Steve Chibnall, Director of the Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre 

Associate Research Fellows

The CATH Research Centre has eight Associate Research Fellows, independent scholars with established links to the CATH Centre:

  • Dr. Deborah Allison- Film programmer and writer
  • Dr. Alan Burton- Lecturer and writer
  • Richard Dacre- Film and theatre historian
  • Dr. Stephen Glynn- Teacher and writer
  • Marcus Hearn- Film-maker, writer, publisher and Hammer’s Official Historian
  • Professor Barry Jordan- Retired Professor of European cinema
  • Jonathan Rigby- Actor, film-maker, writer
  • Dr. Clare Watson- Film historian and website co-ordinator
 
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