Kerry Moore’s research explores media and political discourses surrounding migration, racism and cultural identity. Her most recent publications explore asylum and refugee issues in journalism and government policy, ‘crisis’ narratives in media representations of migration and cultural difference, media constructions of young black men, and Islam in the news. She co-edited the book Migrations and the Media with Bernhard Gross and Terry Threadgold (2012, Peter Lang) and is currently working on a monograph entitled Racialised Crises: Asylum, Ethnicity and the Media for Ashgate.
Kerry is Co-Director of the Race, Representation and Cultural Politics Research Group, and of Cardiff University’s interdisciplinary Reconstructing Multiculturalism Network. She is a founding Co-Editor of the JOMEC Journal, Reviews Editor for the journal Social Semiotics and serves on the editorial board of the journal Journalism and Discourse Studies. She is also Chair of Research Ethics for the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and sits on the School Research Ethics Committee for Cardiff School of Architecture.
Gill Abousnnouga: Visual and Written Discourses of British Commemorative War Monuments (2012)
DOC 360: Principal Investigator (2013-)
Collaboration with creative partners On Par, to explore audience engagement with documentary when presented within an immersive environment, funded by REACT.
REACH Media Analysis: Principal Investigator (2009-10)
Project with Dr John Jewell and Dr Stephen Cushion to explore constructions of young black men and boys in the news media, funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government, 2009-10
Images of Islam: Principal Investigator (2008)
Project with Professor Justin Lewis and Dr Paul Mason to explore the coverage of Muslims and Islam in the UK, funded by Channel 4 for the Dispatches documentary, ‘It Shouldn’t Happen to a Muslim’, broadcast July 7th 2008.
Broadcast Coverage of Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Research Assistant (2006-7)
Project with Professor Terry Threadgold and Bernhard Gross exploring the construction of asylum and refugee issues in the UK broadcast news media, funded by Oxfam.