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Anastasia Denisova

Senior Lecturer in Journalism, University of Westminster

Anastasia Denisova is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at CAMRI, University of Westminster. She has a doctorate in social media and researches Internet memes, viral storytelling and the role of digital communication for political deliberation.

Before starting her academic career, she worked as a journalist in Russia for over a decade in the capacity of television news editor and reporter for NTV Broadcasting company, editor at Aeroflot Inflight magazine, and a freelance reporter and columnist for the major magazines, including GEO, Conde Nast Traveler, Vogue, Marie Claire and many others. Her work has received the industry and community recognition, including the French government’s award for the best publication on France in Russian in 2014 (the feature for GEO Russia).

Anastasia had also been involved with UNICEF Kosovo as the media consultant of Innovations Lab, the digital hub that promotes the use of technology and Internet to empower the local youth.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Journalism, University of Westminster


  • 2016 
    University of Westminster, PhD in Social Media


HE Associate Fellow