Associate Professor of Politics and Identity
Faculty and Arts and Humanities Equality, Diversity and Inclusion co-lead
Winchester School of Art Director of Internationalisation
Co-Director of the Centre for Democratic Futures (CDF)
Valentina’s teaching and research expertise are located within the broader field of political communication, journalism and gender politics. She has published her research on topics such as celebrity politics, e-government, gender and politics and popular culture and citizenship.
Valentina’s research and teaching branch across three interconnected strands: questions of power, identity and difference; the changing relationship between the media and modes of political and civic agency; and the impact of digital technologies on traditional communication strategies.
She has taught on undergraduate and postgraduate courses on online media and democracy; gender, politics and media; Journalism. She has also supervised a number of PhD students in these research areas.
- Valentina's research interests include:
- The relationship between citizenship and identity;
- Political representation;
- Democracy and inclusion;
- Intersectional methods and analyses;