Mr Russell Glasson

Post:Associate Tutor (Media and Film)
Other posts:Computer Support (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 a DPhil Researcher and member of the Centre for Material Digital Culture.


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.