Dr Nancy Thumim

Research interests

In my work I ask about the place of media in people's lives and explore the (unequal) constraints and opportunities shaping how particular groups and individuals get to appear, speak, be seen and be heard across media forms.

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>

Professional memberships

  • International Communications Association (ICA)
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Assoication (MeCCSA)
  • Editorial Board Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture
  • Editorial Board: International Journal of Cultural Studies

Student education

I teach across undergraduate and postgraduate modules in media and communication currently with a particular focus on theories in media and communication and audience studies.

Current postgraduate researchers

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>