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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Neil Jackson

Neil Jackson obtained his PhD from the University of Westminster. He is the module leader on the Level 3 options, ‘Hollywood in the 1970s’ and ‘Exploitation Cinema’. He also contributes to various other modules, including ‘Audio Visual Principle and Practices’, ‘Mediation and Representation’, ‘Horror in Popular Culture’, ‘Public Service Broadcasting’, ‘East Asian Cinemas’, ‘Creative Vision’, and ‘Heroes and Villains’.  He was co-organiser of the 2012 conference ‘The Cultural Mythology of the Snuff Movie’ at the University of Bournemouth, and of the ‘Global Exploitation Cinemas: Historical and Critical Approaches’ at the University of Lincoln, May 2015. See ‘Research’ section for publications.

Department Responsibilities

Dissertation supervision, modular teaching, marking, pastoral care.

Subject Specialism

Contemporary Hollywood Cinema; Exploitation Cinema


  • BA (Hons) University of Reading
  • MA University of Warwick
  • PhD University of Westminster


  • University of Westminster PhD bursary award (1997 - 2000)

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Research Projects

  • ‘Hardcore & Rough on the Outside: Re-assessing Femmes De Sade & Water Power’ in Shockers: The 70s Cinema of Trash, Terror & Sexploitation (edited by Xavier Mendik & Julian Petley), — in 2017
  • ‘The Pornographer’ in The Routledge Companion to Sex and the Media (edited by Feona Attwood, Danielle Egan, Brian McNair, Clarissa Smith), Routledge — in 2017
  • ‘Forced Entry’ in Porn Studies Journal, Special Edition: ‘Canon Fodder’, Routledge — in 2017
  • ‘Bigger Than a Payphone, Smaller Than a Cadillac’ in Grindhouse: Transcultural Exchange on 42nd Street and Beyond, Bloomsbury — in 2016
  • Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media (co-editor and contributor), Bloomsbury — in 2015
  • ‘Reflections on Through The Looking Glass’ in Video Watchdog No 167 — in 2012
  • Review Articles in BFI Screen Guides: 100 Horror Films ( ‘What Have They Done To Solange?’, ‘Cannibal Ferox’, Schramm’), BFI Publishing — in 2008
  • ‘Ann Margret Will Not Be Coming: Full Metal Jacket’ and ‘Nothing Is Over: The Rambo Trilogy’ in Search and Destroy, Creation Books — in 2003
  • ‘The Cultural Construction of Snuff: Alejandro Amenabar’s Tesis’ in Kino Eye: Online Journal of Film in the New Europe, Vol 3, No 5 — in 2003
  • ‘Cannibal Holocaust: Realist Horror and Reflexivity’ in Post Script, Spring/Summer — in 2002
  • Contributor to Wallflower Guide to British and Irish Directors, Wallflower Press — in 2001
  • Chief Contributor to Wallflower Guide to North American Directors, Wallflower Press — in 2000
  • ‘Christopher Walken and The Deer Hunter’ in Christopher Walken, Creation Books — in 2000
  • ‘Robert De Niro, The Gangster Genre and Once Upon a Time in America’ in Robert De Niro, Creation Books — in 1999

Professional Affiliations

  • SCMS Society for Cinema and Media Studies — Member
  • HEA Higher Education Authority — Associate Fellow