Benjamin Litherland

Lecturer in Media and Popular Culture, University of Huddersfield

Ben joined the University of Huddersfield in 2014 after completing his MA and PhD in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, both of which were funded by the AHRC. He is a cultural, media and sports theorist and historian, and his existing research portfolio demonstrates a diverse and interdisciplinary approach to the study of media, film and culture, spanning media history, political economy and policy, promotional cultures, celebrity studies, social media studies, and sports media, as well as intersections with theatre studies and sports history.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Media and Popular Culture, University of Huddersfield

Education

  • 2014 
    University of Sussex, PhD