- Jaap would particularly welcome PhD supervision in the following areas of interest:
- Film and media industries
- British, European and American cinema
- Gender and masculinity
- Digital screen cultures
Jaap Verheul is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Film Studies at the University of Southampton. He obtained his Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University and has been a visiting scholar at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, the Freie Universität in Berlin, and King’s College London. Prior to joining Film at Southampton, he taught in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London and the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Groningen.
Jaap’s research focuses on transnational flows of film and television in European media industries. Among other subjects, he has written on the dual monolingualism of contemporary Flemish cinema, the co-production of a European heritage brand for British television, the failed construction of the star personas of various James Bond performers, and audience’s restricted access to cinema culture during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jaap recently edited a collection on The Cultural Life of James Bond: Specters of 007 (Amsterdam University Press, 2020), which received the Publication Award for Best Edited Collection from the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS). He is currently completing his monograph on the regulation of European screen cultures after 1989.