- Media School
|Work history||Previously I have taught A-levels in a sixth form college, - Media Studies, Film Studies, and Sociology.
Alongside my teaching role I worked for the exam board, delivereing training for teachers, marking exams, moderating coursework and presenting at conferences on a variety of Media / film related topics.
I am currently undertaking my PhD and doing some part-time lecturing in the Media School at Bournemouth University.
|Study history||1999 - BA (Hons) Journalism (First Class) - Leeds University
2001 - MA Women's Studies - University of West Sussex
2006 - PGCE - Post compulsory
Sept 2013 - Present - PhD in the Media School, Bournemouth University exploring the role the media plays in the socialisation process of young working class females. Focusing on representations within the media used by the participants, the perceptions and influences of this and young girls future goals / ambitions.
An investigation into what role the media plays in the gender socialisation process of young working class girls.
The research proposes to examine role the media plays in the socialisation process of young working class females, with a particular focus on the media representations of women in the workplace and the post-educational goals of these young females. This seeks to question how young working class females engage with the media; how they perceive women in the workplace are represented within media texts they use; and investigate if there are any links between the media representations and their own future aims.