Dr Giuliana Tiripelli

Job: VC2020 Lecturer in Digital Journalism and Media Discourse

Faculty: Technology

School/department: Leicester Media School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 257 7896

E: giuliana.tiripelli@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Giuliana is VC2020 Lecturer in Digital Journalism and Media Discourse at De Montfort University. Between 2015-2018, Giuliana worked at the University of Sheffield in a variety of roles related to digital media. She was a lecturer and teacher in Digital Society at the Department of Sociological Studies in 2015-2016 and 2017-2018, and in 2017 she worked on digital communication in crisis situations as Research Associate of the Information School. Prior to her involvement with the University of Sheffield, Giuliana taught Sociology and Media at the University of Glasgow from 2009 to 2014. She carried out her doctoral research at the Glasgow University Media Group.

Research group affiliations

Media Discourse Centre (MDC)

Research interests/expertise

Her research focuses on explaining the role of the media in social change processes. Her work focuses on news media, digital media, normative models of communication, and strategic media for social change. This work aims to contribute to the analysis and reform of media's role in shaping discourses and practices during periods of social transformation and instability.

Areas of teaching

Journalism, Social Change, Media & Society, Research Methods, Digital Media, Normative Models of Journalism, Strategic Communication


PhD in Media Studies (Sociology), School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow.

BA (Hon) in Political Sciences, International Pathway, University of Florence.

Courses taught

Journalism, Media & Society, Research Methods, Digital Media

Membership of professional associations and societies

British Sociological Association

Social Research Association

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