BA (Hons) Photographic Studies, First Class, Derby College of Higher Education, 1987
MA Film Studies, University of East Anglia, UK, 1988
Ph.D. Film Studies, University of East Anglia, UK, 1993
1/94 – 12/96 (Full-time)
University of East Anglia Postdoctoral Fellow
1/97 – 8/01 (Full-time)
Liverpool John Moores University Senior Lecturer, Screen Studies
9/01 – 9/05 (Full-time)
Chapman University, California, Associate Professor, Film Studies
9/07 – (Full-time)
Oxford Brookes University, Reader in Film Studies
BA Dissertation in Film Studies
Independent American Cinema
MA Research Methods
MA Dissertation in Film Studies
Presented over 55 papers at conferences, including 8 keynote addresses at:
11th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (September 2018).
Faces of Contemporary Film Narration: Around Mainstream Cinema, Gdańsk (May 2017).
Watching Music Colloquium, Paris Philharmonic (December 2016).
Cinepoetics Workshop, Freie Universität Berlin (June 2016).
Film, Virtuality, and the Body Conference, Rome 3 University (November 2013).
International Congress of the Colombian Association for Semiotic Studies, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogota, Colombia (September 2013).
American Independent Cinema: Past, Present and Future, Liverpool John Moores University (May 2009).
IV International Conference on Film Analysis Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Toluca, Mexico (October 2008).