Senior Lecturer in Media, Film and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex

Andy's main research interests are British popular culture (both contemporary and historical), gender and sexuality, the genre of comedy and constructions of Englishness.

Andy currently convenes and teaches two undergraduate seminar courses: Theory Taste and Trash and Comedy and Cultural Belonging, and one MA option, Queering Popular Culture. He has also organised and taught a number of courses about British television and cinema.

Andy has also written reviews and cultural journalism for many publications since the 1980s (including Sight and Sound, The Wire, New Statesman, Gay Times, The Face, The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian and The Observer) and has contributed to arts and current affairs programmes on both radio (such as Thinking Aloud, Front Row, Today and Nightwaves) and television (such as Timewatch, The Late Show and Without Walls).

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Media, Film and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex