Staff Profiles: Dr. Robin Griffiths

Rob Griffiths - English Lecturer

Staff Profile: Dr. Robin Griffiths
Senior Lecturer in Film Studies

Rob Griffiths - English Lecturer

Dr. Robin Griffiths

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies

Literary and Critical Studies

Robin is Postgraduate Research Lead for the School of Liberal and Performing Arts, and Senior Lecturer in Film Studies.


Robin’s research over the past twenty years has been funded by both the British Academy and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and is primarily concerned with queer debates around national identity, spectatorship and representation.


Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Creative Arts Manchester Metropolitan University 1992
MA Drama Studies: Theatre, Film, Television University of Bristol 1996
PhD Drama University of Bristol 2003


AHRC Research Leave Scheme Award 2005

British Academy Doctoral Studentship 1997-99


Membership of professional bodies

Member of BAFTSS

Member of MeCCSA 

Member of NAASWCH

Member of SCMS

Teaching and research


Experimental Cinema ScreenwritingGender, Sexuality and SpectatorshipParacinema: Cult Screens and Fan CulturesRethinking FilmArt-House and Independent CinemasReading the Horror FilmDissertationActing for Camera


Undergraduate, Postgraduate


More publications from Dr. Robin Griffiths can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

External examining

BA (Hons) Film and Media at the University of Sunderland (2014-18) Research Degree (PhD thesis), University of Queensland, Australia, 2012-13