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Matthew Freeman

Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication
Bath Spa University

Dr Matthew Freeman is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication at Bath Spa University, where he is also Director of the Media Convergence Research Centre. Matthew is the author of Historicising Transmedia Storytelling: Early Twentieth-Century Transmedia Story Worlds (2016), Industrial Approaches to Media: A Methodological Gateway to Industry Studies (2016), and the co-author of Transmedia Archaeology: Storytelling in the Borderlines of Science Fiction, Comics and Pulp Magazines (2014).

Biography

Dr Matthew Freeman is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication based in the College of Liberal Arts, where he is also Director of the Media Convergence Research Centre. He completed his PhD in Culture, Film and Media at the University of Nottingham and holds an MA and a BA (Hons) in Film and Television Studies, both from the University of Warwick. Before taking up his post at Bath Spa University in 2015, he taught at the University of Nottingham and in the School of Media at Birmingham City University.

His research concentrates on cultures of production across the borders of media and history, writing extensively on the industrial history of transmedia storytelling. He has also published on such topics as media branding, convergence cultures, and methodological approaches to media industry studies.

Matthew is the author of Historicising Transmedia Storytelling: Early Twentieth-Century Transmedia Story Worlds (Routledge, 2016), Industrial Approaches to Media: A Methodological Gateway to Industry Studies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and the co-author (with Carlos A. Scolari and Paolo Bertetti) of Transmedia Archaeology: Storytelling in the Borderlines of Science Fiction, Comics and Pulp Magazines (Palgrave Pivot, 2014). His research can also be found in journals such as The International Journal of Cultural Studies, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, International Journal of Communication, Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media, and Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Media Industries
    Transmedia Storytelling
    Advertising/Media Branding
    Media History
    Global Media
    Popular Culture
    Film and Television

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