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Research Profile

Mr Anthony
Stepniak

Associate Lecturer in Journalism and Media

  • Anthony teaches across modules for our Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production and Film and Screen undergraduate degree programmes focusing on research methodologies and cultural theory.

  • Anthony currently teaches across the following undergraduate modules:

    • MED1084 Media and Creative Industries
    • MED1085 Writing the Media
    • MED2078 Researching the Media

    Postgraduate teaching:

    • SOCMO83 Communication Studies for Social Impact
  • Anthony is undertaking his PhD at the University of Northampton entitled ‘Representations of the Wicked Queen in Contemporary Narratives’. 

    His general research interests and gender studies, particularly notions of gender, power and leadership and pathological gendered behaviour. Additionally, Anthony works on contemporary Young Adult literature, media and culture and postmodernism.

    Anthony was researcher and project co-Ordinator for the Heritage Lottery Funded project and subsequent documentary ‘The Changing Face of Northampton’s Racecourse’

    In February 2020 Anthony co-organised the international conference ‘Straight to the Front Row: Investigating Contemporary Western Gay Male Cinema’ at the University of Northampton.

  • 2017:

    ‘Cast Aside’ – An Extra in the Pictures: Mansfield’s Modernist Representation of the Marginal:
    http://www.katherinemansfieldsociety.org/assets/Resources/Katherine-Mansfield-Society-Essay-Series-Cast-Aside-An-Extra-in-the-Pictures-by-Anthony-Stepniak.pdf

    2018:

    Actualizing Abjection: Drusilla, the Whedonverses’ Queen of Queerness:
    https://www.whedonstudies.tv/uploads/2/6/2/8/26288593/2.stepniak_-_slayage_15.2.pdf

    Co-creation, contexts, and complexity: a case study concerning blended learning by Dave Burnapp, Rob Farmer, Sam Reese, Anthony Stepniak:
    https://journals.studentengagement.org.uk/index.php/studentchangeagents/article/view/649/pdf