Dr Galina Miazhevich
Galina Miazhevich is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Journalism, Media, and Culture at Cardiff University, UK. Galina currently leads an AHRC grant (2018-2020) exploring media representations of non-heteronormative sexuality in Russia.
Before joining JOMEC in January 2018, Galina Miazhevich was a lecturer at the School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester (2012-2017). Previously Galina was the Gorbachev Media Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK (2008-2012). Galina received his Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, where she then worked for two years as a Research Associate on an AHRC-funded project on representations of Islam as security threat.
Galina’s research interests include media representations of Islam and multiculturalism in Europe; media and democracy in post-communist Europe; gender, media and emergent forms of post-Soviet identity; diaspora, transnationalism and media. Galina have extensively published in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored several monographs. She also serves on editorial boards of several international media journals, and regularly reviews for leading journals in the field of communication, media, culture and area studies.