Dr Barbara Mitra
Principal Lecturer in Media & Film Studies, Joint Head of Department of English, Media & Film Studies
School of Humanities
English Media and Culture
Senior Leadership Team
tel: 01905 542102
Dr Barbara Mitra is joint Head of Department (English, Media & Film Studies) and is a Principal Lecturer in Media & Film Studies. She has varied teaching and research interests and has published on issues relating to television, gender, advertising and children, and has become interested in social media, body image and eating disorders.
Barbara's teaching includes specialist modules on gender and commercial issues of social media and she is also interested in the use of technology in relation to learning and teaching. She has spoken on local radio and schools on issues related to gender and body image, Facebook and television advertising and children. She has also made a number of films on various academic topics.