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Professor Terry Threadgold

Professor Terry Threadgold

MA (Syd), PhD (Monash)

Position: Professor of Communication and Cultural Studies
Pro Vice Chancellor STAFF


Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 74756

Location: Room 0.31B, Bute Building


As Pro Vice Chancellor (PVC) staff Terry works as Link PVC to the six Humanities Schools at Cardiff University (HISAR, ENCAP, WELSH, RELIG, MUSIC, and EUROS), acting as a link between their heads and the University Board and Vice Chancellor, and supporting them to maintain their strategic directions. She works closely with the Directorate of Corporate Services and Human Resources and with the Director of Human Resources and her staff.

Her role is to offer the strategic and academic leadership which ensures that their strategic and operational concerns are firmly linked to the core teaching and research business of the university and to the well being of all university staff.

She is chair of the university’s Equal Opportunities and Diversity Committee, chair of the Positive working Environment Steering Committee, vice chair of the University Promotions Committee and of the Human Resources Committee.

Research Interests

Terry has published widely in the areas of postructuralist feminist discourse analysis, performance studies, feminist legal studies and on race, identity and nation in contexts of globalisation.

She has also worked and published in the areas of postgraduate pedagogy and literacy and has a continuing interest in her current position in the training of journalists, journalism studies and media studies. Her current research interests include: media, representation and asylum; journalism and conflict and migration and social cohesion


As Pro Vice Chancellor (August 1st., 2007)my teaching is now restricted to guest spots on other people’s modules and to PhD supervision.