I am a Reader in Music and Media at the University of Gloucestershire. My key interests are music video, documentary, gender and age. I am working on a book on Ageing and Contemporary Female Musiciansfor Routledge. I am the author of PJ Harvey and Music Video Performance (Ashgate, 2015), co-author and editor (with Ros Jennings) of Rock On: Women, Ageing and Popular Music (Ashgate, 2012). I also produce community film and media.
2009 – Winner of University of Gloucestershire Public Engagement award for ‘Synagogue Lane’, a DVD of memories from Kindertransport survivors resident locally.
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Member of IASPM
Members of MeCCSa
MD5318 Looking at Music
My research focus is on music and media. Published work encompasses music and ageing, music video, music documentary and marginal music cultures. I am also interested in community media and have led community projects in relation to marginal communities.