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Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries, King's College London

Professor Anna Reading is Chair of the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries at Kings College, University of London, and Honorary Professor at the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney. She has published many academic books and articles on gender, media and memory and works as a playwright, a journalist, and an academic.


  • 2013–present
    Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries , Kings College, University of London
  • 2013–present
    Honorary Professor of Communication , Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney
  • 2010–present
    Honorary Professor of Media, University of Loughborough
  • 2011–2012
    Professor of Communication, University of Western Sydney
  • 2001–2011
    Reader in Media and Cultural Studies, London South Bank University
  • 2008–2011
    Head of the Centre for Media and Cultural Research , London South Bank University
  • 1995–2001
    Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, London South Bank University
  • 1992–1995
    Researcher, Centre for Information and Communication Studies, University of Westminster
  • 1990–1991
    Writer, Various
  • 1988–1989
    Lecturer in English , University of Lodz, Poland


  • 1996 
    University of Westminster, PhD
  • 1988 
    University of York, MA (Distinction)
  • 1987 
    University of York, BA (First Class) English and Politics