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Dr Richard Elliott

Post:Lecturer in Popular Music (Music)
Location:ARTS B B259
Email:R.Elliott@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:7271
UK:01273 877271
International:+44 1273 877271

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Biography

Richard Elliott is a cultural musicologist working primarily in the discipline of popular music studies. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 1997 with a BA in Comparative American Studies and completed his MA with the Open University, having turned his attention to the study of popular music. He moved to Newcastle where he completed a PhD investigating aspects of loss in popular music under the supervision of Richard Middleton and Ian Biddle at Newcastle University. He has taught courses on popular music, cultural and critical theory, urban musicology, music, memory and technology, and the politics of authenticity in pop. Richard has also worked as a teacher of English for Academic Purposes. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM).

Role

Lecturer in Popular Music