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Dr Debra Ferreday

Senior Lecturer

Debra Ferreday

Lancaster University

Bowland North



Tel: +44 1524 592749

PhD supervision

I am interested in working with students in any area of gender studies, media studies, cultural studies or visual culture, but have particular research interests in:

Embodiment and performance
Femininities, including queer and trans femininities
Gender and popular culture
Digital media and online cultures
Celebrity cultures

Current Teaching

MA Convenor for Gender and Women's Studies

MCS.200: Critical Cultural Theory

MCS.226: Gender and the Media

GWS 407: Debates in Gender Research


Research Interests

I am a feminist cultural theorist with strong research interests in gender, feminist theory, sexuality, critical race theory, queer theory and embodiment. My research engages with embodied and social aspects of new media and digital cultures, celebrity culture, media and violence, fan studies, sexuality studies and mad studies.


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