Mr Russell Glasson

Post:Associate Tutor (Media and Film, School of Media, Film and Music)
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Russell Glasson (was Pearce) studied Information Systems at Birkbeck College, University of London (1998 - 2003), and worked in the video games industry (1996 - 2009). Since 2010, Russell has researched into the effects readers experience when adopting electronic digital reading material to replace traditional material sources. Adopting a variety of ethnographic and discursive methods to understand how digital materiality might impact the experience of the text. Prior to this project, Russell used a similar approach to seek to understand the implications of digital distribution has for the professional standing of Video game producers. He is also an editor for Sequence_Serial, a reframe journal.


I am an Associate Tutor for

  • Digital Environments (3062),
  • Debates in Media Studies (P4061).

acted as visiting lecturer in TransMedia Cultures at the University of Brighton, and am currently visiting lecturer in Research Methods at BIMM. 


MA Digital Media University of Sussex


Member of THE CENTRE FOR MATERIAL DIGITAL CULTURE AND DIGITAL HUMANITIES (CMDC/DH) based at the University of Sussex. Previously, I have been involved in the staging of a number of conferences, including: 

Staging Illusion, 


The Tablet Symposium, 


I am part of the editorial team for Reframe, working in SEQUENCE_Serial and acting as technical editor on the forthcoming publications for Reframe Books.