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Associate Dean Research

Author of Rugby Union & Globalization & co-editor of Sport & Social Identities, Dr Harris has interests in sport & national identities, cultural politics of sporting celebrity, and the interrelationship of sport, tourism & events management.

Head of Department, Social Sciences, Media and Journalism

Ben’s career spans journalism and higher education, including Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, where he was principal lecturer in journalism and programme director responsible for Learning & Teaching and Quality in the Department of Media.