I hold a Masters in Modern Languages in French and Italian from the University of Manchester, and a Masters in Management from the University of Durham. In 2013 I completed a PhD in Film and Television Studies from the University of Warwick, where I investigated the construction of gender and class in the Hollywood Teen Movie.

I joined the University of Sussex as a Lecturer in Film Studies in 2017. Peviously, I was the the convenor of the Writing Lab at University College London, and Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, London, where I led a course of my own design on James Bond and Sherlock Holmes adaptations. 

Professional Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2016


PhD Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick, 2013

MA Management, University of Durham, 2008

MML (Master of Modern Languages) French and Italian, 2007


Lecturer in Film Studies