Visiting fellows

We attract overseas scholars who wish to be based with us for short periods of study.

Current and recent fellows

Mads Møller Andersen is a visiting PhD fellow from the department of Media Studies and Journalism at Aarhus University in Denmark. His PhD project is a production analysis of how employees at the Danish public-service broad-caster’s youth channel DR3 (age 15-39) perceive creativity and how they manage a strategy of experimenting with original content production. He has published in several Danish scientific journals on television productions and he is currently organising a PhD course on creativity across disciplines at Aarhus University in April 2018.

Valgerður Jóhannsdóttir is the head of the master's programme in Journalism at the University of Iceland and a PhD student in journalism at Roskilde University in Denmark. Her ongoing PhD thesis focuses on the state of the news media in Iceland times of great change in the media environment.

Lu Pengcheng is an associate professor of School of Communication at East China Normal University. His research focuses on the history of journalism in modern China. As a visiting fellow, he is now working on a research project 'The cooperation and competition between foreign Chinese reporters and Chinese reporters', supervised by Professor Stuart Allan.

Dr Joan Haran, took up her Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) at the University of Oregon, where she will spend the next two years, before returning for a third year of the fellowship at the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

Dr Victoria Anderson, is currently working on a project exploring folkloric imprints on contemporary life, as well as the ways that technologies themselves impact on culture, mobilising what may be read as a contemporary folklore.

Maria Konow-Lund, visiting us from Oslo, where she is a member of staff at Hoegskolen i Oslo og Aakershus. She is a former investigative journalist, and is here as an Erasmus visiting scholar, working on developing a grant proposal looking at collaborative, cross-border investigative journalism.

Henri Assogba is an Associate Professor of Journalism in the Department of Information and Communication at Université Laval (Quebec city – Canada). His main fields of research are the media treatment of environmental issues, environmental journalism, changes in journalistic practices, radio studies, media and democracy in French sub-Saharan Africa.

He is a regular researcher for the Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche sur l’Afrique et le Moyen-Orient and the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la communication, l’information et la société. He has recently coordinated a special issue for the scientific journal Communication on the real and imagined audience of Internet professionals and co-authored the book about the impact of the digital revolution in the Quebec newspaper and printing industry.

Nadine Sutmöller is a visiting PhD student and research assistant at Europa-Universität Flensburg (Germany). Her ongoing PhD thesis focuses on Big Data in the context of justice. At Cardiff University she was working with the researchers of the Data Justice Lab.

Past visiting fellows

Gulden Gursoy Ataman is a visiting PhD candidate and research assistant from the Journalism Department of Ankara University in Turkey. Her ongoing PhD work focuses on journalism and the production of human rights news in Turkey in the 1990s.

Professor Yun Long, was a visiting academic at JOMEC. Her paper (co-authorship) entitled Journalism and Education in China: The Reality and Challenges in Digital Era (Coauthored) was published by the special issue of the Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies (AJMS) in March 2016.

Associate Professor Jake Lynch, is the Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney, an Executive Member of the Sydney Peace Foundation and a Senior Research Fellow of the School of Communication at the University of Johannesburg.

Niko Hatakka, was a visiting PhD candidate from the Centre for Parliamentary Studies at the University of Turku, Finland. Niko worked on two journal articles on the interactions of far-right online activism, populist party-communication and political journalism.

Dr Shahzad Ali, was associated to Cardiff school of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies for the period of one year with regard to his Postdoctoral fellowship offered and funded by Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan under the supervision of Professor Stuart Allan.

Dr Juliane Lischka, visited us from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and supported research within the news media theme of the ESRC funded project 'Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society'.

Professor Jesús Arroyave, was a visiting scholar (funded by the University’s Incoming Visiting Fellowship Scheme). Jesús, is an Associate Professor and Director, at the School of Communication, Universidad del Norte, in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Ariadna Fernandez-Planells, a visiting research fellow and PhD student from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Prior to that, she worked as a journalist in the Spanish Public Television.

Laura Basu was a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Culture. She holds a PhD from Utrecht University, where she has also been a postdoctoral fellow. She has held visiting fellowships at the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and the University of Toulouse.

Her current research is about the twists and turns in the media coverage of the 2008 global financial crisis and subsequent economic turmoil around the world.