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Daniel Kilvington

Senior lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, Leeds Beckett University

Professional Experience:
Dr Daniel Kilvington is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director in Media, Culture and Communication at Leeds Beckett University. His teaching and research primarily focuses on ‘race’ and racism within sport and media contexts. He has published five books, Race, Racism and Sports Journalism (2012); Sport, Racism and Social Media (2015); British Asians, Exclusion and the Football Industry (2016); Sport and Discrimination (2017), and Online Research Methods for Sports Studies (2019), all with Routledge. He is the co-founder of the annual Sport and Discrimination conference series; the co-creator of the Talking Race podcast series; the founder of the inclusion initiative, Creating and Developing Coaches; and is a Trustee of the Zesh Rehman Foundation (ZRF).

PhD Media and Cultural Studies
MA News Journalism (Distinction)
BA Media, Culture and Communication (1st)
NCTJ Qualified: law, public affairs, news writing, portfolio of articles, shorthand


  • –present
    Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland


  • 2013 
    University of Sunderland , PhD Media and Cultural Studies