Staff Directory

Last Updated


01522 88 6817
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 completing a part time 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 MED2060M: Children’s Film and Television; MED2064M I want to live forever! Fame in the mediated world; FTV2019M: Women in and at the Movies: Stars, genre and audience; FTV2021M: Analysing Film and Television as Industries 1 both of which are core; and Module Co-ordinator for the Film Production MA module: MED9009M: Media Ethics, Regulation and the Law.  She also teaches on: MED1249M: Production Planning, MED1254M & 1255M : Mediation and Representation, FTV1004M: Audiovisual principles and practices, MED2056M Television and Screen Entertainment, and FTV3007M Film and Television under Pressure, along with supervising undergraduate dissertations on both the MED and FTV programmes. In terms of administration: she is an Academic tutor across the years of FTV undergraduate students and Level 2 Co-year tutor for the Media Production, FTV, Audio Production, and Media Studies degree programmes.

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,

Orcid ID


Research in the Lincoln Repository

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