Staff Profiles


Dr Danai Mikelli

PhD in Media and Communication (Coventry University), MA Documentary Practice (University of Bristol), ​Integrated MA / BA (Hons) Film (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Senior Lecturer and Subject Coordinator, BA/BSc Digital Media Production

School of Arts

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Danai Mikelli

Dr Danai Mikelli is Senior Lecturer and Subject Coordinator for the BA/BSc Digital Media Production. Her current research explores the use of immersive technologies in literacy and community settings. In 2018, Danai completed a PhD in Media and Communication at Coventry University, focusing on interactive documentary. Her doctoral research introduced interactive documentary in the context of Critical Media Literacy, proposing a “Pedagogy of Difference 2.0” as a new approach to teaching and learning with interactive media. Danai obtained an MA in Documentary Practice from the University of Bristol and an Integrated MA / BA (Hons) in Film from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PgCAPHE).