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Dr Nic Crowe
Senior Lecturer in Education

Gaskell Building 260

Research area(s)

At present, Nics main research focus is Digital Storytelling in particular ‘Pro-Ana/Pro-Mia digital presences.  His other interest is Manga and Anime Studies, at present he is writing about the often misunderstood area of Lolicon.

Research Interests

Recent articles in non-academic journals include:

Crowe, N (2013) On Feminist Zombies, Libertine, (October)   Crowe, N (2013) The Beauty of Ghibli, Libertine, (October)

Crowe, N. (2011). Dark Tourism. Canvas8. Retrieved from

Crowe, N. (2011). ‘Don’t stop believing’: Glee, Gleeks and nerdy cool. Canvas8. Retrieved from

Crowe, N. (2011). Monsters and totems: rallying the global community. Canvas8. Retrieved from

Crowe, N. (2011). Man in the machine: robots in east and west. Canvas8. Retrieved from

Crowe, N. (2010). War in the First Person. Retrieved from


Forthcoming Chapter

Crowe N, Watts D.M. (2018) 'I dont want to be remembered as the fat girl' The Ethnography and Ethics of ANA