Lauren Eva Dyll

Bio Lauren Dyll is Associate Professor in the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Her research interests include participatory communication, critical indigenous qualitative methodologies and issues around cultural heritage and tourism in terms of the relationship between social change and identity. She has been a key contributor to

Sarah Gibson

Degrees Held Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Surrey University) PhD Cultural Research (Lancaster University) Master of Arts in Contemporary Literary Studies (Lancaster University) Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English (Lancaster University)  Research Interests Cultural Studies Critical Theory Mobilities Teaching Interests Cultural Studies Film & Television Cultural Heritage Social Media Mobile Communication Selected Publications Books Chapters in

Ruth Teer-Tomaselli

Other Positions Academic Co-ordinator for CCMS Bio Ruth Teer-Tomaselli is a Full Professor and a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.  She holds a B-rating from the National Research Foundation.  From 2002 to 2014 she has held a UNESCO Chair in Communications for South Africa.  Teer-Tomaselli was the Deputy Dean (Post-Graduate Studies) for the Faculty of

Donal P. McCracken

Other Positions Fellow of the Royal Historical Society Degrees Held BA (Hons), D.Phil. (University of Ulster Bio Originally from Ireland, Donal McCracken has been an academic for nearly 40 years, with a research interest divided between environmental history, media history and the Irish diaspora in Africa. Books to his credit include nine sole-authored, two joint-authored

Keyan Gray Tomaselli

Bio Keyan Tomaselli is a Full Professor and a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Tomaselli started his media career in the film and TV industry in 1974, and then taught in the Wits School of Dramatic Art. In 1981, he joined Rhodes University’s Journalism and Media Studies. He completed his PhD in 1984 and

Eliza Govender

Degrees Held Bachelor of Arts (University of Natal) Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (University of Natal) Master of Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal) Doctor of Philosophy (University of KwaZulu-Natal) Bio Eliza Govender an NRF rated researcher, is an Associate Professor and Academic Leader of the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS), in the School of Applied