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Dr Sharon Lockyer

Dr Sharon Lockyer
Lecturer In Sociology & Communications

Summary

I joined the School of Social Sciences as a Lecturer in Sociology and Communications in September 2006. From May 2002 - September 2006 I was a Lecturer, and then Senior Lecturer, in Media Studies at De Montfort University. Prior to that I was a Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at Loughborough University (June 2000 - April 2002) whilst also finishing my PhD thesis. Between the completion of my undergraduate degree and embarking on my doctorial research I worked as an Advertising Executive for Bailey Newspaper Group.

Qualifications:

  • PhD Communication and Media Studies (Loughborough)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert) (Brunel)
  • BSc Communication and Media Studies (Loughborough)

Newest selected publications

Lockyer, S. (2016) 'Comedy matters: On the impact of comedy'. HUMOR-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMOR RESEARCH, 29 (2). pp. 153 - 155. ISSN: 0933-1719 Open Access Link

Journal article

Lockyer, S. and Popa, DE. (2016) '"I Like the Metamorphosis of the Characters": Dynamics of Transnational Television Comedy Engagement'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION, 10 (1). pp. 20 - 41. ISSN: 1932-8036 Open Access Link

Journal article

Lockyer, S. (2015) 'From comedy targets to comedy-makers: disability and comedy in live performance'. DISABILITY & SOCIETY, 30 (9). pp. 1397 - 1412. ISSN: 0968-7599 Open Access Link

Journal article

Lockyer, S. (2015) '‘It’s Really Scared of Disability’: Disabled Comedians’ Perspectives of the British Television Comedy Industry'. The Journal of Popular Television, 3 (2). pp. 179 - 193.Open Access Link

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Leggott, J., Lockyer, S. and White, R. (2015) 'Editorial: ‘Acting Up: Gender and Television Comedy’'. Critical Studies in Television: The International Journal of Television Studies, 10 (2). pp. 1 - 3. ISSN: 1749-6020

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