Dr Cross teaches on all aspects of the Media with Pathways degree.
Areas of research interest include:
- Cultural images of madness and mental distress
- Media analysis of sensitive public policy issues including children at /as risk.
Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD exist in all areas relating to media and cultural analysis. Further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.
- Member of MeCCSA.
Sponsors and collaborators
University collaborations include:
- Canterbury (New Zealand)
Bedlam in Mind: Seeing and Reading Historical Images of Madness. Cross S, European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2012, 15, (1), 19-34
Laughing at Lunacy: Othering and Comic Ambiguity in Popular Humour about Mental Distress. Cross S, Social Semiotics, 2012, 1-17
Mediating Madness: Mental Distress and Cultural Representation. Cross S, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Young People Today: Media, Policy and Youth Justice. Aldridge J and Cross S, Journal of Children and Media, 2008, 2, (3), 203-218