Susan has many years of teaching experience which span a broad range of diverse and challenging settings. She completed an MA in Film Studies and a PhD in Equality Studies at University College Dublin where she also taught.
Susan lectures across the Communications and Media programme, merging her interest in egalitarian theory and practice with topics such as media theory, visual culture, globalization, media industry practice and creative writing.
She combines her teaching with pedagogical research and is involved in a number of practice-based projects which focus on developing inclusive teaching practice. Susan is also interested in the current drive towards widening participation, diversity and inclusion in Higher Education.
Susan’s main areas for PhD supervision are media equality, citizenship, human rights, disability and mental health in contemporary media, ideology and popular culture.
Susan’s published work spans a wide range of edited collections and international academic journals, focusing on the representation of disability, citizenship, human rights, identity and cultural surveillance.
Susan’s co-edited collection Spaces of Surveillance: States and Selves will be published in 2017 (Palgrave Macmillan), and she is currently working on a follow-up collection titled Surveillance, Race, Culture.
View the BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Cultures course page.
View the BA (Hons) Media Communications course pages.
View MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice course page.