Diane is a senior lecturer in media studies, specialising in film and television.
Currently she is undertaking a part time MPhil/Phd provisionally entitled “The places and spaces for the female television personality in British television history”.
Module Co-ordinator for Media Production and Film and Television undergraduate degree modules: MED2028: Media Research: Methods and Proposal Design MED2040M: Children’s Film and Television FTV2019M: Women in and at the Movies: Stars, genre and audience FTV 2021M: Analysing Film and Television as Industries 1 FTV2022M: Analysing Film and Television as Industries 2 Unit Co-ordinator for Media Production MA module: MED9009M: Media Ethics, Regulation and the Law. She also teaches on: MED1249M: Production Planning, MED1015M: Mediation and Representation, FTV1004M: Audiovisual principles and practices, MED2056M Television and New Media Entertainment, FTV3007M Film and Television under Pressure, and the MA module MED9307M De-westernising Film and Cultural Studies, along with supervising undergraduate dissertations; Academic tutor across the three years of undergraduate programme and MA taught students.
Star and celebrity studies, gender politics, British broadcasting history and Media Ethics, Regulation and Law
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
— HEA, 2015
B.A Hons. European Studies [with German],
— University of Durham
MA by Research in Media and Cultural Studies
— University of Lincoln
Member of MeCCSA [including the Women’s Network and the Policy Network]
Menber of BAFTSS [British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies]
Member of the Women’s Film and Television History Network