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Leanne McRae

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Background information and interests

Dr Leanne McRae is the Senior Researcher and Creative Industrial Matrix convenor for the Popular Culture Collective. Leanne lectures, co-ordinates, and designs courses in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Screen Studies and Creative Industries. She possesses a Master of Arts (Media Studies) and a Doctor of Philosophy (Cultural Studies).

Leanne's publication list reflects a growing and diverse range of research interests from men's studies, through to postwork, mobility studies, popular cultural studies and pedagogy. The stand-out publications include "The Redhead Review: Accelerated Modernity and Popular Cultural Studies" published by History of Intellectual Culture, "Rethinking Tourism: Edward Said and a Politics of Meeting and Movement" published by Tourist Studies, and "Postwork and Pedagogy: The Casualisation of Knowledge, Employment and Expertise" published by the Journal of Employability and the Humanities. Currently, she is working on two books - one on hip hop fashion and subculture, the other one on education and the adjunct academy.

Leanne may be contacted at

Or found here at

Here, Leanne discusses starting and finishing a research project

In this podcast, Leanne discusses integrating podcasting for her international student cohort

Books in which you can find Leanne's writing:
Iraq War Cultures
Joss Whedon: The Essential Companion
Liverpool of the South Seas
The Revolution will not be Downloaded
Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets


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