Professor David Hesmondhalgh BA (Oxon), Cert Ed. (Man), MA (Northwestern), PhD (London)

Professor of Media and Music Industries and Director of the Media Industries Research Centre (MIRC)

David Hesmondhalgh

Before taking up a position at Leeds, I worked in the Sociology Department of the Open University from 1999 to 2007. I have recently completed a research project on creative work in the creative industries, funded by the UK ARTS and Humanities Research Council from 2006 to 2008.

Key publications

Hesmondhalgh, D. (2007) The Cultural Industries 2nd ed. London, LA and New Delhi: Sage

Hesmondhalgh, D. and S. Baker (2008) 'Creative work and emotional labour in the televsion industry', Theory, Culture and Society. 25(5)

Hesmondhalgh, D. (2006) 'Bourdieu, the media and cultural production', Media, Culture and Society, 28(2): 211-32

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