Published: 26 October 2010 at 09:36
New Professor will also be head of English, Communication, Film and Media
Anglia Ruskin University has appointed Professor Jeff Wallace as Professor of Literature and Cultural History.
Joining the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences, Professor Wallace will also take up responsibility as Head of the Department of English, Communication, Film and Media.
Moving from University of Glamorgan, he is excited by the prospect of leading a Department with combined expertise in literary studies, film, media and intercultural communication:
The Cultures of the Digital Economy (CoDE) Research Institute is a multidisciplinary initiative at Anglia Ruskin University, based in Cambridge.
It is a network of academics working in media theory and network culture, media archaeology, digital music and video, fine arts, video games, production and performance, serious gaming and digital text, combined with scientific contributions from colleagues involved with design and technology, audio engineering and computer design and animation.
Its key emerging research areas include social media and network policies, digital performance and production, digital humanities and play and serious gaming.
Welcoming Professor Wallace to the Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, Professor Derrik Ferney, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor said: