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Dr Ece Algan

Dr Ece Algan

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Algan is Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Media and Creative Industries.
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Professor Jo Tacchi

Associate Dean for Research

Professor Jo Tacchi is a media anthropologist with a record of research collaboration with academic, commercial, government and community partners.
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Professor Thomas Tufte

Institute Director for the Institute for Media and Creative Industries

Thomas is an internationally leading scholar in the field of communication for social change.
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Burce Çelik

Dr Burçe Çelik

Dr Burçe Çelik teaches social movements and media, media cultures in the global south, and politics of communication. She is the Programme Director for all taught programmes in the Institute for Media and Creative Industries.
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Clelia Clini

Dr Clelia Clini

Research Associate in the Institute for Media and Creative Industries

Dr Clelia Clini is a Research Associate on the project “Migrant Memory and the Postcolonial Imagination (MMPI): British Asian Memory, Identity and Community after Partition”.
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Dr Rohit K Dasgupta

Dr Rohit K Dasgupta

Lecturer and Programme Director

Dr Rohit Dasgupta is Programme Director and lecturer on the Global Communications and Development programme at the Institute for Media and Creative Industries where he teaches across a range of modules in communication and cultural studies.
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Professor Toby Miller

Professor Toby Miller

Director of the Institute for Media and Creative Industries

Toby’s areas of expertise include cultural studies and media studies. He has published forty books, has written numerous articles, and is a guest commentator on television and radio programmes across the globe.
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Professor Graham Murdock

Professor, Institute for Media and Creative Industries

Graham is a Professor of Culture and Economy and has a particular interest in the advertising and broadcasting industries, risk communication and Asian media.
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Dr Patria Roman-Velazquez

Dr Patria Roman-Velazquez

Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies

A Senior Lecturer in Media and Creative Industries, Patria specialises in sociology and communication and has an interest in urban communication, migrant and ethnic economies and urban regeneration.
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Dr Amalia G Sabiescu

Dr Amalia G Sabiescu

Research associate

Amalia is a communication scientist with an interdisciplinary research track at the interface between communication technology, culture, education and development studies.
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Dr Yanling Yang

Leverhulme Research Fellow, Institute for Media and Creative Industries

Yanling's main research interests include film industries, cultural policy, digital media, soft power and international communication.
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