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Lecturer in Digital Media, University of Leeds

Leah Henrickson is a Lecturer in Digital Media at the University of Leeds. Her research investigates individual and collective reading practices, historical and modern conceptions of authorship, and the social and literary implications of reading and writing technologies. By applying interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks and empirical methods, she explores technologies of text-based communication and knowledge transfer.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer in Digital Media, University of Leeds


  • 2019 
    Loughborough University, PhD (School of Social Sciences and Humanities)
  • 2015 
    School of Advanced Study, University of London, MA (History of the Book)
  • 2014 
    University of Toronto, BA (MAJ: Book & Media Studies; MIN: Anthropology; MIN: Writing & Rhetoric)