Daniel Kilvington

Senior lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, Leeds Beckett University

Professional Experience:
Author of 3 books - Race, Racism and Sports Journalism (2012), Sport, Racism and Social Media (2014), British Asians, Exclusion and the Football Industry (2016). Author of several journal articles exploring 'race' and racism in sport, media and social media. Contributed a number of online articles to anti-racist organisations and campaign groups, e.g. Kick It Out, The Zesh Rehman Foundation. Published freelance work featured in the Sunderland Echo, Evening Chronicle and Telegraph and Argus. Founder of annual Sport and Discrimination Conference and creator of inclusion event, the Coach Education Masterclass. Areas of interest, unsurprisingly, include 'race', racism, sport and social media.

PhD Media and Cultural Studies (Pass)
MA News Journalism (Distinction)
BA Media, Culture and Communication (First)
NCTJ Qualified: law, public affairs, news writing, portfolio of articles, shorthand


  • –present
    Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland


  • 2013 
    University of Sunderland , PhD Media and Cultural Studies