Cinema and Television History Research Institute members

Professor Justin Smith, Director of the Cinema and Television History Research Institute

Leicester Media School
Clephan Building, 3.06b
The Gateway
Leicester
LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7813
E: Justin.Smith@dmu.ac.uk

Post-war British cinema and television, popular and traditional music, cultural identity and popular memory, family history, the cultural industries, UK film policy and censorship.

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Dr Monia Acciari, Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Television History and Associate Director, UK Asian Film Festival, Leicester (UKAFF)
T: +44 (0) 116 201 3993
E: monia.acciari@dmu.ac.uk
www.buildingaudiences.org.uk and www.leicesterasianfilmfestival.com  
Transnational and World Cinema, Film Festivals, Bollywood, Indian Cinemas, Representation of race and ethnicities.


Dr Vicky Ball, Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Television History
T: +44 (0)116 201 3809
E: vicky.ball@dmu.ac.uk
http://research.ncl.ac.uk/womensworkftvi/ and http://womensfilmandtelevisionhistory.wordpress.com/
Women’s film and television history, television drama.


Professor Steve Chibnall, Professor of British Cinema and Director of Archives
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7320
E: schib@dmu.ac.uk
British Cinema History, 1960s and the counterculture, star studies, film publicity.


Dr Pier Ercole, Associate Professor in Film Studies
T: +44 (0) 116 207 8461
E: pier.ercole@dmu.ac.uk
Silent and European cinema, film exhibition
Co-Investigator AHRC funded project: European Cinema Audiences 


Dr Stuart Hanson, Senior Lecturer in Media & Communication
T: +44 (0) 116 250 6196
E: shanson@dmu.ac.uk
Cinema audiences, film exhibition and cinema history 


Professor Ian Hunter, Professor of Film Studies
T: +44 (0) 116 250 6239
E: iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk
Genre and cult film, literary adaptation


Dr Matt Jones, Reader in Cinema Audiences and Reception
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7483
E: matthew.jones@dmu.ac.uk
Film and television audiences, cinema-going, genre and the experience economy


Peter Kramer, Senior Research Fellow in Cinema and Television History
E: Peter.Kramer@dmu.ac.uk
Hollywood, American Independent Cinema, Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg


Ulrike Kubatta, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Practice
T: +44 (0) 0116 366 4332
E: ulrike.kubatta@dmu.ac.uk
Director of DocHub@DMU


Professor Claire Monk, Professor of Film and Film Culture and CATHI Director of the Centre for Adaptations
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7385
E: cmonk@dmu.ac.uk
British cinema, heritage film, cultural politics of film reception, audiences, fan culture, adaptation, class, gender and sexuality, Merchant Ivory Productions, E. M. Forster across media


Laraine Porter, Reader in Cinema History and Deputy Director of the Cinema and Television History Research Institute
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7995
E: lporter@dmu.ac.uk
https://britishsilentfilmfestival.com/
Silent cinema, film exhibition


Dr James Russell, Head of the Leicester Media School
T: +44 (0) 116 207 8257
E: jrussell@dmu.ac.uk
American cinema history, social history of cinema


Dr Ellen Wright, Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Television History
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7984
E: ellen.wright@dmu.ac.uk
Star studies, material cultures, the representation of gender and sexuality, classical Hollywood/British responses to classical Hollywood, photography and film, censorship, taste cultures, cult film, affect and cinema, costuming.


Professor Emeritus Tim O’Sullivan, British cinema and television history


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


Cross-faculty associate members of CATHI:

Associate Research Fellows

The CATH Research Institute has also appointed a number of Associate Research Fellows, who are independent scholars with established links to our research:

  • Dr Deborah Allison - Film programmer and writer
  • Geoff Brown  - Film critic, music critic and film historian
  • Dr Alan Burton - Lecturer and writer
  • Richard Dacre - Film and theatre historian
  • Dr Stephen Glynn – Film historian
  • Marcus Hearn - Film-maker, writer, publisher and Hammer’s Official Historian
  • Richard Jeffs – Curator of Harold Baim Archive
  • Professor Pat Kirkham – Design historian
  • Dr Laura Mayne – Post-doctoral Associate Research Fellow
  • Jonathan Rigby - Actor, film-maker, writer
  • Dr Sophia Satchell-Baeza – Post-doctoral Associate Research Fellow
  • Dr Clare Watson – Director of the Media Archive for Central England (MACE)
 
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