Areas of expertise
Media touirsm, film policy, cultural institutions.
Membership of professional bodies
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Film Tourism Research Consultant, Screen East, Norwich (2007-8).
‘‘What if your future was the past?’ Genealogy, Romance and Television Tourism in Outlander (2014-)’, Locating Imagination: Popular Culture, Tourism and Belonging, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, April 2017.
‘From Balamory (2002-5) to Brave (2012)… to Outlander (2015-): Comparing Film and Television Tourisms in Scotland.’ Developing Film Tourism: Theory and Practice, University of Glasgow, May 2015.
'Inhabiting Englishness: The Oxford of Harry Potter and Inspector Morse', ECREA Film Studies Section, Lund University, November 2013.
‘Film Tourism and Regional Screen Policy in the UK’, MeCCSA, National Media Museum, Bradford, January 2009.
‘Historical Precedent in UK Film Policy Discourse’, Research Seminar, University College London, November 2008.
‘Elisabeth Lutyens, the Classical Avant-garde, and the British Horror Movie’, Screen, Glasgow University, July 2008.
‘Reinventing the British Film Industry’, Screen, Glasgow University, July 2007.
‘Carrying a Cultural Burden: Film Policy and its Products’, British Screens Now, Manchester Metropolitan University, September 2006.
‘The Highwayman, the Thief-Taker General, and the National Lottery’, MeCCSA, Leeds Metropolitan University, January 2006.
‘Lottery Funding and the BFI’, BFI Research Group Seminar, Queen Mary, University of London, September 2005.
‘Playing the Lottery Twice’, Off-Screen Spaces, University of Ulster, July 2004.
Systems Officer, The Arts Council of England. 1998-2002.
Production Coordinator, International Sales Services, Sony Pictures Europe. 1997-1998.