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Professor Jenny Kitzinger

Professor Jenny Kitzinger

BA (Cambridge), PhD (Glasgow)

Position: Director of Research: Impact and Engagment
Co-Director of the Cardiff-York Coma and Disorders of Conciousness Research Centre


Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 74571

Location: Room 0.55A, Bute Building

PhD Supervision

Recent or current supervision includes theses on:

  • Maternal mortality and advocacy strategies
  • Paedophilia on the internet
  • The hybrid embryo debate
  • Audience responses to human genetic research debates
  • Cultural discourses about breast feeding
  • The BSE crisis and the role of information management
  • The media’s role in the MMR vaccination crisis
  • The development of media policies on disability
  • News coverage of health inequalities and government health policies
  • The representation of social problems in soap opera
  • The use of creative writing by incest survivors
  • Representations of rape and murder
  • Female genital mutilation - culture, representation and challenge