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Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Principal Lecturer

School of Arts & Humanities

Staff Group(s)
English, Culture and Media


Dr Jones is a Principal Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies and Course Leader for BA (Hons) Media.

Career overview

Dr Jones previously worked as a Research Associate at the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council for Research Epidemiology Unit, Manchester University, 1989-91.

Research areas

Dr Jones is currently working on co-authored articles on food festivals and place image (for Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events) and Remembrance Day 2011. He is also working on single author journal articles on:

  • health and safety culture (for Cultural Politics)
  • cycle blogging (for Fibreculture Journal)
  • gramsci and British cultural Studies (for David Berry and Philip Bounds, eds. British Marxism and Cultural Studies: Essays on a Living Tradition, Fifth estate).

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD by research exist in the School of Arts and Humanities and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.


'The Citroën Xsara Picasso'. Taylor B, Jones S, in Bennett P and McDougall J (eds.) Barthes' Mythologies Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture, Routledge, 2013

'Food Journalism'. Jones S and Taylor B in Turner B and Orange R (eds.) Specialist Journalism, Routledge, 2012

'"At Least He's Doing Something". Jones S and Hollows J, Moral Entrepreneurship and Individual Responsibility in Jamie's Ministry of Food.' European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2010, 13 (3)

'Please Don't Try This At Home: Heston Blumenthal, Cookery TV and the Culinary Field', Jones S and Hollows J, Food and Culture, 2010, 13 (4)

Antonio Gramsci. Jones S, Routledge, 2006

Food and Cultural Studies. Jones S, Ashley B, Hollows J and Taylor B, Routledge, 2004

'Caravans and Slide Shows: Rural Modernism in A Canterbury Tale'. Jones S, Rural History, 2001, 12 (2)

'Food Writing and Food Cultures: the Case of Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson'. Jones S and Taylor B, European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2001, 4 (2)

See all of Steven Jones's publications...

Press expertise

  • National identity
  • Food media