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Dr Patrick O'Neill

Lecturer in Film and Media Studies

About

I have been working at Kingston University since 2005 teaching film and media studies, and have taught on a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate  modules, including: Introduction to the History and Theory of Film (module leader); Hollywood Directors (module leader); Approaches to Cinema (tutor); Hollywood and Beyond (tutor); Media @ Work (module leader); Dissertation: Research and Reflection (tutor); Film Dissertation (module leader); Critical Issues in Fillmmaking (Tutor) and British Cinema: 1960s to Today (tutor). I also work as an Academic Advisor at CASE. 

Areas of specialism

  • Youth in Film
  • Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
  • American Independent Cinema
  • Contemporary British Cinema
  • Quality American TV

Courses taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Qualifications

  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), 2019
  • PhD Film Studies, Kingston University, 2016
  • MA Film Studies, Kingston University, 2003
  • BA(Hons) Film/TV & English, Brunel University, 1998

Research

I am currently engaged in research which focuses on the portrayal of youth in cinema (Sept 2017). I am my disseminating my PhD (book proposal, journal articles) which focused on 1980s teen films. 

Research student supervision

Publications

Number of items: 5.

Article

O'Neill, Patrick [Reviewer] (2016) Book Review of: 'Breaking Bad: The Official Book', by David Thomson. Viewfinder Online,

Book Section

O'Neill, Patrick (2013) The construction of space and place in the Hollywood teen film. In: Kilickiran, Didem , Alegria, Christina and Haddrell, Carl, (eds.) Space and place : exploring critical issues. Oxford, U.K. : Inter-Disciplinary Press. pp. 55-63. (Critical issues, no. 3) ISBN 9781848882362

O'Neill, Patrick Adolescence and its psychological phases in Tom Cruise’s 1980s teen films. In: Redmond, Sean, (ed.) Starring Tom Cruise. Detroit, U.S.A. : Wayne State University Press. (Submitted)

O'Neill, Patrick Space, interiors and 1980s Hollywood teen films. In: Kirkham, Pat and Lichtman, Sarah, (eds.) Interiors: film and television. Bloomsbury Academic. (Submitted)

Thesis

O'Neill, Patrick (2016) Investigating the 1980s Hollywood teen genre : adolescence, character, space. (PhD thesis), Kingston University, .

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