About

 

Tom Slevin has a cross-disciplinary background in teaching and research across visual culture. He has a specific interest in critical theory, philosophies of technology & bodily representation in photography, art history, media and film. His PhD (University of London) explored issues of ideology and representation through a cross-disciplinary and transmedia approach to the political, philosophical and technological dimensions of modernist visual culture and the European avant-garde.

 

 

Experience

 

2019 - : Senior Research Fellow

School of Art, Design & Fashion, Southampton Solent University

 

2017 - 2019: Course Leader for Photography

School of Art, Design & Fashion, Southampton Solent University

 

2011 - 2017: Senior Lecturer

School of Art, Design & Fashion, Southampton Solent University

 

2008 - 2011: Lecturer

School of Communication Media, University for the Creative Arts

 

2004 - 2010: Postgraduate Academic Supervisor & Associate Tutor, Royal Holloway University of London

 

 

Teaching

 

PhD

Juanrie Strydom (as Director of Studies)

Sylvia Schlegel (as PhD Advisor)

India Lawton (as PhD Advisor)

Emma Justice (as PhD Advisor)

 

Postgraduate

MA Photography

MA Critical Creative Practice

International Postgraduate Diploma

 

Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Photography, Southampton Solent University

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice), University for the Creative Arts

BA (Hons) Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London

 

 

External Examining

 

Falmouth University 2018 -

 

 

Peer Review

 

External Peer Review for journals Fashion Theory, Philosophy of Photography and Arts.

External Peer Review for publisher Intellect Press.

 

 

Grants and Awards

 

2018: Solent University Staff Achievement Award for ‘Outstanding Team’: winner

2018: Solent University Student Teaching and Recognition Award ‘Student Voice Champion’: winner

2016: Solent University Student Teaching and Recognition Award ‘Outstanding Teaching’: shortlisted

2013: Faculty Honorarium, Southampton Solent University

2013: Research & Enterprise Award, Southampton Solent University

2012: Research & Enterprise Award, Southampton Solent University

2004 – 2008: Thomas Holloway Postgraduate Research Award

2003 – 2004: AHRB Postgraduate Award

 

 

University Service

 

2018 – 2019: Deputy Strategic Coordinator: Research and Innovation

2017 – : Postgraduate Research Review Panel

2015 – 2018: Academic Board, School Representative

2015 – : School Chair, University Ethics Committee