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Prof Caroline Bassett

Post:Associate (Sussex Digital Humanities Lab)
Other posts:Professor of Media and Communications (Centre for Photography and Visual Culture)
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Professor Caroline Bassett, School of Media, Film and Music at Sussex. 

Director, Sussex Humanities Lab. 


First degree: UCL (English Literature) 

Masters: University of Sussex (Media) 

D.Phil (Doctorate): University of Sussex (Digital Media) 


Previous Visiting Professorships/Fellowships:

Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Fellow, at HCAS, Helsinki University. 

McGill University, Visiting Scholar at IGSF

George Mason University, Leverhulme-funded visiting researcher


Earlier career:

Technology and computing, journalist, writer, editor, magazine editor.  






Professor of Digital Media and Communications, School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex. 

Director Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex 







Community and Business

Lead SHL partner in forthcoming PKD seminar series exploring digital innovation and fiction. Lead Ann Light (Sussex). External partner Wired Sussex. For upcoming information see SHL website. 

Completed Work: 

Caroline Bassett was Co-Investigator in the Digital Economy ‘Communities and Culture’ Network+ (CCNetwork+) programme. (completed 2015). This facilitated research, knowledge exchange and innovative connections in one of four challenge areas identified by the EPSRC. See for our projects and partnerships.