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Research & Teaching

OK, Boomer!’ The Challenges & Opportunities for the BBC to Engage Millennials & Younger.
Why You Should Be Watching Parks & Recreation During the Pandemic
Blumhouse: The New House of Horror
Bloody Women! Women Directors of Horror
I Miss the Old Kanye: Keeping Up with Kanye, Kim & President Trump
#Resist: Protest and Resistance Media in Brexit Britain and Trump-Era USA
Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear
Alternative Media: Sustainability, Activism, and Resistance
HBO’s New and Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power
Review of NFL Football: A History of America's New National Pastime
Obama-Era Horror and Frank Darabont’s The Mist
Post-9/11 Heartland Horror: Rural Horror Films in and Age of Urban Terrorism
Horror's Prophecy Of Obama’s Coming
Why Hillbilly Horror Matters in the Post-9/11 Bush Era
The Horrors of Domesticity In Desperate Housewives: Witches Lament
Rednecks, Racism and Religion: Post-9/11 Allegories in American Rural Horror

Teaching and PhD Supervision

PhD Supervision

​Victoria supervises the following doctoral projects:

1. Tara Hegarty: Challenging Gendered Mythmaking in Representations of Female Figures in Contemporary Screen (Practice as Research)

2. Gerard Gibson: Bodies at Rest and In Motion: Space, Place and Materiality in Cinematic Horror (Practice as Research)

3. John Kavanagh: Murdering Men: Recontextualising the Slasher Subgenre’s Metanarrative, Killers, and Victims

4. Hamideh Javadi Bejandi: Diasporic Feminist Experimental Film Practice (Practice as Research)

5. Suphi Keskin: Understanding the Three Generations of Turkish Diaspora Directors in Germany

6. John Deery: Representing Suicide and Issues of Mental Health in Film (Practice as Research)

7. Kevin Gaffney: The New Homonormativity: Queer Filmmaking (Practice as Research)

8. Amanda Finch: Gender, Violence and Nationalism in Performance

​​Postgraduate Teaching​
Victoria plays a key role in Ulster's Researcher Development Programme which consists of workshops, specialist skills sessions, online courses, PhD researcher initiatives and personal development activities. She curates doctoral screening sessions on the Magee Campus.​

Undergraduate Teaching

​Victoria currently teaches across the following undergraduate modules: Advanced Editing Techniques; Art Direction & Production Design; Business of Film & Television; Cinematography Techniques; Dramatic Short Filmmaking; Horror Film: Theory & Practice;​ Representing Violence; and Final Project: Theory & Practice. Former modules include: Aesthetics & Politics; Media, Culture & Identity; Studying the Media; Psychoanalysis & Film; and Media Studies & Production. Victoria is the Study Abroad Coordinator for Cinematic Arts and an Employability & Professional Development Advisory panellist for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.

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