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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Diane Charlesworth

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”.

Department Responsibilities

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.

Subject Specialism

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,

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Professional Affiliations

  • 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
  • Member of the Voice of the Listener and Viewer