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Sharon Bernor

Programme Administrator (Postgraduate)
Room : Arts One 1.08
+44 20 7882 8332

Lucy Bolton

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 1.02
+44 (0)20 7882 8916

Research interests : film philosophy, Iris Murdoch, Virginia Woolf, British philosophy and film, stardom, Hollywood, British cinema, feminist philosophy, women and film

Nepa Brownsmith

Resources Manager
Room : Bancroft Building 120a
+44 (0)20 7882 2678

Dr Jenny Chamarette

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 1.30
+44 (0)20 7882 5632

Research interests : transcultural art cinema and artist's moving image, film-phenomenology, affect and embodiment, curatorial practice, intermediality, installation art, cultural institutions

Graiwoot Chulphongsathorn

Research - PhD

Research interests : The Potential of the Forest as a Non-Anthropocentric Space in Contemporary Art Cinema. Supervised by Prof. Janet Harbord and Dr Anat Pick

Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram

Lecturer in World Cinema
Room : Arts One 1.01A
+44 (0)20 7882 8291

Research interests : world cinemas, film philosophy, South Asian studies, visual cultures, intercultural studies, globalisation and neo-liberalism, cultural theory, politics and irregular migration, postcolonial theory, subaltern studies, poststructuralism, postmodernism

Simon Dickson

Research - PhD

Research interests : The Oneiric Imagination: Exploring the Interrelationship between the Poetic and the Dreamlike in Contemporary Documentary Film. Supervised by Lucy Bolton and Alasdair King.

Edward Donovan

Administrator, Foundation Programmes
Room : Bancroft Building 124
+44 (0)20 7882 2829

Eugene Doyen

Lecturer in Film Practice
Room : Arts One 1.04
+44 (0)20 7882 8297

Research interests : novel writing, scriptwriting, fiction filmmaking and documentary

Charles Drazin

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 123
+44 (0)20 7882 2857

Lisa Duffy

Research - PhD

Research interests : Fantasy Spaces of Postwar Hollywood Musicals: Explorations of Gender & Sexuality Supervised by Professor Sue Harris & Professor Peter Evans

Dr Steven Eastwood

Reader in Film Practice, Convenor, MA Film Studies
Room : Room G23a
0207 882 2992

Research interests : Artists’ moving image; fiction; documentary; screenwriting; film and ethics; film and autism; film and end of life; film-philosophy (Deleuze, Cavell, Levinas, Sobchack); live art and performance; surrealist ethnography; underground cinema; artists’ collec

Ian Ericson

External Liaison Manager
Room : F.B. 1.24
ext. 8137

Professor Peter William Evans

Emeritus Professor of Film Studies

Jill Evans

Head of Administration
Room : Arts One 1.03
+44 (0)20 7882 8300

Calvin Fagan


Research interests : Calvin completed his PhD, titled 'Embodying Virtual War: Digital Technology and Subjectivity in the Contemporary War Film' supervised by Prof. Janet Harbord and Dr Guy Westwell in 2017.

Adrian Garvey


Research interests : Adrian completed his PhD, titled 'James Mason in Hollywood: Transatlantic Stardom and Performance in the 1950s', supervised by Dr Mark Glancy and Dr Charles Drazin, in 2016.

Spela Gruden

Programme Administrator (In-Sessional and Pre-Sessional Programmes)
Room : Arts One 1.08
+44 (0)20 7882 2827

Janet Harbord

Research Lead (Film)
Room : Arts One 119A
+44 (0)20 7882 5910

Research interests : Film philosophy, Giorgio Agamben, media archaeology, materialist approaches to film, montage and repurposed film, film circulation

Sue Harris

Professor of Film Studies
Room : Arts One 129A
+44 (0)20 7882 8305

Research interests : contemporary French cinema, popular culture, stardom, production design.

Heather Heiner

Exams and Assessment Officer (Postgraduate & Foundation Programmes)
Room : Bancroft 124
+44 20 7882 6640

Louis Jackson

Technical Supervisor (Film Studies)
Room : Arts One G20
+44 (0)20 7882 8309

Nick Jones

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Room : Arts One Room 1.02A

Research interests : stereoscopic 3D, spatial theory, Hollywood cinema, digital cinema

Oliver Kenny

Research - PhD

Research interests : Extremity and Ethics in Contemporary European Film: Exploring Sex and Violence in the New French Extremity and Beyond. Supervised by Dr Libby Saxton and Dr Jenny Chamarette

Alasdair King

Chair of Arts DEB (PGT).
Room : Arts One 208
+44 (0)20 7882 8311

Research interests : film philosophy, political aesthetics, finance aesthetics, cinema and space, German cinema

Annette Kuhn

Emeritus Professor in Film Studies

Research interests : film history, cultural memory, object-relations psychoanalysis and film theory

Cathy Lomax

Research - PhD

Research interests : The Allure of Screen Makeup and its Role in the Creation of On- and Off-screen Female Identity. Supervised by Dr Lucy Bolton and Prof Janet Harbord.

Athena Mandis

Convenor in MA Documentary Practice
Room : Arts One 1.35
+44 (0)20 7882 8788

Research interests : Documentary, scriptwriting, producing, directing and participatory film

Terence Mcsweeney

Visiting Research Fellow

Research interests : Russian cinema, 9/11 and the war on terror, Hollywood superhero films, cultural memory, Iraq war and global cinema

Ros Murray

Leverhulme Research Fellow, 2013-16

Research interests : Ros was a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow between 2013-2016 looking at the dissident body and its representation in twentieth century French literature and cinema, with a particular focus on avant-garde and experimental film and video, feminism and queer theory, documentary film and vide.

Simon Pate

Coordinator of Foundation Programmes
Room : Bancroft Building 128
+44 (0)20 7882 2837

Research interests : Genre and narrative studies, Japanese cinema, Hollywood, hybrid cinema, film history

Tashi Petter

Research - PhD

Research interests : Modernism and Marginality: Rediscovering the 1930s Silhouette Films of Lotte Reiniger, An Animator in Exile. Supervised by Professor Janet Harbord and Dr Alasdair King.

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Dr Anat Pick

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 1.41a
+44 (0)20 7882 8290

Research interests : Early film; documentary; experimental cinema; the visual essay; critical animal studies; ecocinema; post-humanist theory; continental philosophy.

Adam Plummer

Research - PhD

Research interests : The British Trauma Film between 1945 and 1951: Psychoanalysis and Popular British Cinema in the Years Immediately Following the Second World War. Supervised by Dr Lucy Bolton and Dr Charles Drazin.

Hollie Price


Research interests : Hollie completed her PhD, titled 'Mid Pleasures and Palaces': Domestic Life and Re-imagining Modernity in British 1940s Film, supervised by Dr Alasdair King and Professor Annette Kuhn, in 2015.

Marios Psaras


Research interests : Marios Psaras completed his PhD, titled 'Family, Nation and the Medium under Attack. Queer Time and Space in Contemporary Greek Cinema', supervised by Dr Robert Gillett and Dr Libby Saxton, in 2015.

Julia Rollitt

Programme Administrator (Undergraduate)
Room : Arts One, room 1.08
+44 20 7882 8331

Libby Saxton

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 104
+44 (0)20 7882 8328

Research interests : Ethics of film; continental philosophy; film, colonialism and the Holocaust; icons and miracles; European (particularly French) cinema since 1945

Pauline Small

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 139
+44 (0)20 7882 8291

Research interests : Italian Star Studies

Rosine Smyrl

Student Experience Manager
Room : ArtsOne 103a
+44 (0)20 7882 2825

Jo Stephenson


Research interests : Jo completed her PhD, titled 'Telling Fashionable Tales: The Form and Function of the Non-Fiction British Fashion Film', supervised by Prof. Janet Harbord, Dr Lucy Bolton and Prof. Annette Kuhn, in 2017.

Lisa Stubbings

Programme Administrator (Undergraduate)
Room : Arts One 1.08
+44 20 7882 8314

Maren Thom


Research interests : Maren completed her PhD, titled 'Symptoms of the Post-Political - Terrorism in Contemporary German, British and Hollywood Cinema', and supervised by Dr Alasdair King and Dr Guy Westwell, in 2015.

Vicki Thornton

Research - Film Practice PhD

Research interests : Pre-mediated, Mediated, Remediated: Site, Cinematic Memory and Reenactment in Artists' Moving Image. Supervised by Dr Steven Eastwood and Dr Jenny Chamarette.

Hazel Tsoi-Wiles

Resources Adminstrator
Room : 1.24 Bancroft Building
ext. 6636

Victoria Walden

Research - PhD

Research interests : Beyond the Unrepresentable: Haptic Encounters with Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Cinema. Supervised by Dr Libby Saxton and Dr Jeremy Hicks.

Guy Westwell

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Room : Arts One 1.43
+44 (0)20 7882 8337

Research interests : War and antiwar film, 9/11 and film, film and politics, film and cultural memory, iconic photographs and film, peace and pacifism, film and ethics

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Maia Conran

Research - Film Practice PhD

Research interests : Offline-Site: Site in Expanded Cinema After the Internet. Supervised by Dr Steven Eastwood and Dr Jenny Chamarette.

Jackie Stirling


Research interests : Jackie completed her PhD, titled, The Spanish Film Adaptation of Golden Age Drama from Francoist Autarky to Alliance with the USA, 1946-1954 supervised by Prof. Peter Evans, Dr Libby Saxton and Prof. Parvati Nair in 2017.

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