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Doctor Ruby Cheung

Dr Ruby Cheung

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Contemporary Hong Kong cinema
  • Chinese-language film industries; other East Asian cinemas and film industries
  • Film festivals

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Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF


Dr Ruby Cheung is Associate Professor in Film Studies at the University of Southampton. She is Director of Programmes for Postgraduate Taught Programmes, Film, and Convenor of the MA Film and Cultural Management programme. She is also a member of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Futures Strategic Assurance & Advisory Group, a member of the Humanities Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team, and the EDI Rep for the Film Department. Ruby provides subject leadership in international film industry studies at undergraduate, postgraduate (taught) and PhD levels.

Ruby’s research and publications focus primarily on East Asian cinemas. She is an internationally recognised specialist in the study of contemporary Hong Kong cinema, Chinese-language film industries, as well as film festivals.

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