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Professor Richard Collins

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Honorary Visiting Professor

Richard Collins is Honorary Visiting Professor in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies. He also holds a fractional post as Professor of Journalism at City University London. Previously he has held posts at the Open University, London School of Economics and Political Science, Goldsmiths’ College University of London, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and elsewhere. He also served as Head of Education and Deputy Director at the British Film Institute. He has held fellowships and other honorific positions at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), CIRCIT (Melbourne), Swinburne University (Melbourne), Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario), the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg), the University of Natal (Durban), Temple University (Philadelphia) and the University of Southern California (Los Angeles).

His scholarly interests include the media and nationalism, broadcasting and telecommunications regulation, internet governance and the media in multi-national polities – notably Canada and the EU. His books include Culture Communication and National Identity. The Case of Canadian Television. (1990 and 1994) University of Toronto Press. Toronto. p 388, Broadcasting and Audio-Visual Policy in the European Single Market. (1994) John Libbey. London. p 177, New Media, New Policies. [With Cristina Murroni]. (1996) Polity Press. Cambridge. p 243, From Satellite to Single Market. New Communication Technology and European  Public Service  Television 1982-1992. (1998) LSE Books/Routledge. London. p xiv and 297, Media and Identity in Contemporary Europe. Consequences of  Global Convergence. (2002)  Intellect. Bristol. P 174.