Professor of Journalism, Middlesex University

Professor Kurt Barling is Professor of Journalism (Practice) at Middlesex University London.

Kurt is a broadcaster, working at the BBC for 25 years, including as Special Correspondent for London. Prior to his journalistic career, he was a Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics.

His four most recent books are Darkness over Germany (Ed.), Arcadia Books, London (2017); The R Word: Racism, Biteback Publishing, London (2015); Finsternis in Deutschland (Ed.), Elisabeth Sandmann Verlag, Munich (2016) and Abu Hamza: Guilty, Redshank Books, London (2014).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Journalism, Middlesex University

Education

  • 1989 
    LSE, PhD
  • 1985 
    LSE, MSc
  • 1984 
    London Guildhall, BA (Hons) First Class

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Hidden Heroes of Empire
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • 2015
    Hidden Heroes of Empire
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Heritage Lottery Fund

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Television Society