Principal Lecturer in Journalism, Humanities and Creative Industries, University of East London

40 years a journalist, 20 years an academic, 'hackademic' Andrew Calcutt has published widely on politics, culture and the press. He takes a keen interest in the future of journalism and its contribution to society in these financial times.


  • 1998–present
    Principal Lecturer, School of Arts and Digital Industries, University of East London


  • 2005 
    University of East London, PhD/Cultural Studies


  • 2014
    Topia, London and the Financial Imagination
  • 2012
    Fictitious Capital? London After Recession,
  • 2011
    Journalism Studies: a critical introduction,
  • 1998
    Arrested Development: pop culture and the erosion of adulthood,

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Journalism Education and Training