Reader in Film and Television, University of Roehampton

Deborah's key research and teaching interests lie in the fields of women, feminism and popular culture (with a recent focus on older and ageing femininities); Hollywood cinema and genres (particularly romantic comedy); celebrity studies and crime drama.

Her books include Crime Watching: Investigating Real Crime TV (IB Tauris, 2006); Sex and the City (Wayne State University Press, 2009) and Prime Suspect (BFI Macmillan, 2010). Most recently she was the editor of Female Celebrity and Ageing: Back in the Spotlight (Routledge, 2013) and next up, she will be writing a book about the director Nancy Meyers.

Experience

  • –present
    Reader in Film and Television, University of Roehampton