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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

Charlie Cauchi

PhD Candidate

Research interests : Destination Malta: Cinematic Culture and Industry in a Micro-Mediterranean State. Supervised by Dr Sue Harris and Dr Charles Drazin

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

PhD Candidate

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 Film: An Existential Phenomenological Understanding of Dreaming and its Influence on 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 interests : Fantasy Spaces of Classic Hollywood Musicals: Psychological Explorations of Gender & Sexuality (Supervised by Dr Sue Harris & Prof 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

PhD Candidate

Research interests : War Cinema in the Digital Era. Supervised by Prof. Janet Harbord and Dr Guy Westwell

Adrian Garvey

PhD Candidate

Research interests : James Mason in Hollywood: Transatlantic Stardom and Performance in the 1950s. Supervised by Dr Mark Glancy and Dr Charles Drazin

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

Graduate Teaching Assistant

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
Room : Arts One 102a

Research interests : Avant-garde and experimental film and video, feminism and queer theory, documentary film and video

Mary Obemeasor

School Resources Manager
Room : Bancroft Building FB1.20A
020 7882 2678

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

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

PhD Candidate

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

PhD Candidate

Research interests : Branding Britain: The Use of British Film in Promoting the Branding of Britain and the British Fashion Industry. Supervised by Prof. Janet Harbord and Dr Lucy Bolton

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

PhD Candidate, Film Practice

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

PhD Candidate

Research interests : How can film be used as a form of commemoration in the 21st century? Supervised by Dr Libby Saxton and Dr Jeremy Hicks

Guy Westwell

Chair of Department of Film Studies
Room : Arts One 1.43
+44 (0)20 7882 8337

Has Yate

QMplus and web-content administration and strategy
+44 20 7882 8697

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