Senior Lecturer in Film and Television, University of Hertfordshire

Kim Akass is a Senior Lecturer in Film and TV in the School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire. She has, with Janet McCabe, co-edited and contributed to a number of edited collections in the ‘Reading Contemporary TV’ series for I.B. Tauris including Quality TV: Contemporary American TV and Beyond (2007) and their latest collection TV’s Betty Goes Global: From Telenovela to International Brand, which was published in 2012. She is currently researching and writing about the representation of motherhood in the media and is one of the founding editors of the television journal Critical Studies in Television (MUP) and managing editor of http://cstonline.tv

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Film and Television, University of Hertfordshire