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Dr Ross Garner

Dr Ross Garner

BA (Cardiff), MA (Bristol), PhD (Cardiff)

Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)
Media and Cultural Studies


Blog: JOMEC @ Cardiff University

Twitter: @DefConG

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 75475

Location: Room 1.30, Bute Building


Dr Ross Garner teaches on the BA Undergraduate course in JOMEC and is also a supervisor of undergraduate dissertations.

Dr Ross has recently submitted his PhD at Cardiff University. It is entitled ‘Nostalgia and Post-2005 British Time Travel Dramas: A Semiotic Analysis of a Television Genre Cycle’. He previously lectured at the University of Glamorgan and the University of Worcester before joining JOMEC in September 2012.

Read Dr Garner's posts on the 'JOMEC @ Cardiff University' Blog

Research Interests

  • Television industries and history
  • Public service broadcasting
  • TV genres
  • Cult and/or fantasy-based media forms
  • Mediatised nostalgia and memory
  • Social constructionism


Dr Ross teaches the BA Modules: MC3517 - Tele-Fictions MC3610 - 21st Century British Television: Industry, Form and Audiences MC3613 - Debating 'Quality' Television.