Sussex Centre for Migration Research

photo of Dolores Tierney

Dr Dolores Tierney

Post:Senior Lecturer (Sussex Centre for Migration Research, Media and Film)

Research expertise:
download vCarddownload vCard to your mobile


BA (Cambridge) MA (Warwick) Ph.D (Tulane)


Deputy Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange

Community and Business

Public Event
An Evening with Fernando Eimbcke Panel member. Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University, and the Mexican Cultural Institute (CONACULTA), Washington DC. (October 2017)

Recent Web Publishing. "New Transnationalisms in Latin American Cinema" April 2, 2018, AULA blog, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University, Washington DC

"Oscars 2018: Another Mexican Triumph as awards move towards Diversity" with Deborah Shaw, The Conversation UK March 5th 2018.

"From Breakfast at Tiffanys to Hellboy, the ongoing problem of Hollywood 'whitewashing'" The Conversation UK,  5th September 2017. (Republished in The Independent 11th September)

The Web Co-founder and co-editor of Mediáticoa collectively authored blog on Latin American, Latino/a and Iberian media cultures: assorted weekly research related editing, writing and blogging and related social media activities. (Launched January 2014). Recent entries include: The Shape of Water Review, January 29, 2018; 9th Contemporary Directors Symposium: Alejandro González Iñárritu. Listen to podcasts of talks by Professor Paul Julian Smith, Dr Jeffrey Kantaris, Dr Niamh Thornton, Dr Deborah Shaw and myself (June 2016).

Broadcast/interviewEntrevista a la investigadora Dolores Tierney” 1er Encuentro de Investigadores de Cine Mexicano e Iberoamericano” Cineteca Nacional (in Spanish) (December 2015)

Print Media. Programme notes for The Barbican series "Women in Classical Mexican Cinema" The Guide p.5-6. (May 2015)

Business and Industry. Script consultant for Emilio Fernández biopic. Poifect Films (March 2014 on-going)

Radio. Interviewed for and appeared on programme "Oscar's Real Name is Emilio" for Studio 360, National Public Radio syndicated programme aired across the US. (February 2014)

Public Events. Invited talk "The Cultural Politics of Exploitation Cinema" Manchester, Cornerhouse, (March 2014)