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Stephanie Dennison

Professor in Brazilian Studies, University of Leeds

Stephanie Dennison, originally from Northern Ireland, via Rio de Janeiro, has been living in Yorkshire and working at the University of Leeds for the last 20 years. She is a Professor of Brazilian Studies and a founding member of the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures. She is co-author with Lisa Shaw of two books on Brazilian cinema and edited books on Latin American film and popular culture, she co-edited with Song Hwee Lim Remapping World Cinema and she leads an international research network examining cinema as soft-power asset in BRICS nations.


  • –present
    Reader in Brazilian Studies, University of Leeds