Alexander Sergeant

Lecturer in Film & Media Studies, University of Portsmouth

Dr. Alexander Sergeant is a Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the University of Portsmouth. He is an expert of fantasy cinema, popular animation, psychoanalysis and film theory.

His research examines the history and theory of fantasy cinema, a subject he has published on widely in a variety of academic journals and edited collections. He is the co-editor of the edited collection Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres (Routledge, 2018), which received the runner up prize for Best Collection at the 2019 British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS) Awards. He is also the co-founder of fantasy-animation.org and co-host of the Fantasy/Animation podcast.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Film & Media Studies, University of Portsmouth
  • 2017–2019
    Lecturer in Film & Media Theory, Bournemouth University

Education

  • 2017 
    King's College London, PhD Film Studies

Publications

  • 2018
    Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres, Routledge