Completed PhDs

Martina Cleary – Title: Photography as a Site of Mnemonic Return in The Construction and Reconstruction of Identity, in 2017.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden
First Supervisor: Dr Helen Sear

Daniel Blaufuks completed his PhD, Photography in the works of Georges Perec and W.G. Sebald and the relation to Memory and the Holocaust, in 2017.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden
First Supervisor: Dr Russell Roberts, Reader in Photography

Dragana Jurisic completed her PhD YU: The Lost Country, in 2013.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden

Liam Devlin completed his PhD, Can a multi-disciplinary approach to research and presentation act as an aid to agency within contemporary documentary, in 2013.
Director of Studies: Dr Ian Walker
First Supervisor: Dr Russell Roberts, Reader in Photography

Geraint Davies completed his PhD, Dimensions, Perceptions: Resonances from Durer’s MELENCOLIA I, in 2012.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden

Ronnie Close completed his PhD, The Abject and the Envy: An Investigation of Art & Politics in the 1981 Hunger Strikes in Northern Ireland, in 2011.
Director Studies: Professor Mark Durden
First Supervisor: Dr Russell Roberts, Reader in Photography

Yannis Kontos completed his PhD, Beyond photojournalism : constraints and contradictions in hostile environments, in 2011.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden

Stuart Bingham completed his PhD, Photography and the Falklands conflict : Homeric heroism in modern warfare, in 2010.
Director of Studies: Dr Ian Walker

Paul Cabuts completed his PhD, Image and Imagination: Creative Photography and the South Wales Valleys, in 2009.
Director of Studies Dr Ian Walker

Helen Sear completed her PhD by published work in 2009 and included the document Reconstructing experience : a critical commentary on selected works made by the artist Helen Sear.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden

KayLynn Deveney completed her PhD, Confessions, conventions and cockroaches : reflecting on home via photography and the diary, in 2008.
Director of Studies: Professor Mark Durden

Simon Stahli completed his PhD, Dwelling Contingency: Towards a Reappraisal of the Late Work of the British Photographer Raymond Moore, in light of its affinities with a Zen Buddhist worldview, in 2008.
Director of Studies Dr Ian Walker.

Julia Peck completed her PhD, The Making of the Australian Landscape: Photographic Contributions to the Construction of a Nation from New South Wales and Victoria 1870-1917, in 2007.
Director of Studies Dr Ian Walker.