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Pippa Carvell

Position: PhD Student


Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 75688

Location: Room 1.24, Bute Building

PhD Research

Online Football Fandom – A study of Swansea City fans on

My thesis is concerned with online football fandom, looking specifically at Swansea City FC and a selection of its fans that are members of the forum It aims to explore issues such as the role of nationalism in helping to construct football fan identities, the divide between ‘active’ and ‘passive’ spectatorship and support, and the significance of online technologies in constructing fan interaction.


Pippa has taught / is teaching on BA modules History of Mass Communication and CultureMedia Power Society, and Understanding Journalism.