Academics with expertise in Political communication

Darren Lilleker

Dr Darren Lilleker

Associate Professor in Political Communication

Areas of expertise

Described by one BBC journalist as ‘a man who watches Westminster’, Darren is particularly interested in political party and candidate communication, and the link to citizen and voter engagement. In addition, Darren is Convenor of the Politics and Media Research Group within the Faculty of Media & Communication at Bournemouth University. He has appeared on ITV News… Read more »

Deborah Gabriel

Dr Deborah Gabriel

Senior Lecturer in Politics, Media, Culture and Communication

Areas of expertise

Deborah specialises in inclusive teaching practice in media education, leading in the development of curriculum diversification through social justice pedagogy – teaching designed to promote social change. Her main research centres on political communication, especially ideas around challenging the dominant practice and thinking. Her work has a strong focus on raced and gendered representations in… Read more »