Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies research at Sussex

Our faculty engage in a range of research activities, using innovative methods and approaches including oral history, creative writing, documentary film, online ethnography and media watching. We publish books, articles and policy papers and regularly work with communities and the public including conferences, debates and cultural festivals. 

Working from within a dedicated research centre, faculty have recently explored some of the following themes:

As diverse as our research is, what links our work together is a commitment to informing, supporting and collaborating with different communities and social groups. 

If you are interested to find out more about doctoral research in our department contact

You can also find out about other research strands: Film StudiesJournalismMediaMedia Practice, and Music.

Margaretta's faculty perspective

'Cultural Studies at Sussex has enjoyed an international reputation for decades. We are fortunate in having an unusually rich resource of senior academics concentrated here at Sussex upon which we build a distinctive profile.'

Prof Margaretta Jolly
Professor of Cultural Studies