Professor Toby Miller

Professor, Media and Creative Industries

Professor Toby Miller

Toby Miller is Professor of Media and Creative Industries at Loughborough University London.

Toby is vastly experienced in this field and has published numerous books, articles and commentaries on topics such as television; new media, sport; culture; cultural politics and film theory. Prior to pursuing academia, Toby worked in broadcasting, banking and the civil service.

Academic background

Toby completed a B.A. at Australian National University in History and Political Science, in 1980. He also received a Ph.D. from Murdoch University in Philosophy and Communication Studies, in 1991.

Toby has taught at Murdoch, Griffith University, and the University of New South Wales and was a Professor at New York University from 1993 until 2004, when he became Distinguished Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside. In 2013, Toby became the Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Cardiff and Sir Walter Murdoch Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at Murdoch University, before joining Loughborough University London in 2015. Toby is also a Visiting Professor for the Department of Social Communication at Universidad del Norte in Colombia. Professor Miller has also taught at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in India, as well as the University of Iowa, the Center for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland, the Alberta Global Forum in Canada and the Centre for Cultural Research in Australia.

Toby has also been elected President of the Cultural Studies Association from 2019-2021, and co-authors a monthly column for Psychology Today.

Current research and collaborations

Toby has recently published a book entitled Global Media Studies with Marwan M. Kraidy, the Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

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