Mr Alan Apperley

Senior Lecturer in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

Alan Apperley
Email address: Phone number: 01902 323462 Location: Millennium City Building Faculty: Faculty of Arts School/Institute: School of Media Areas of expertise: Public Service Broadcasting; Political Communication; Media and Democracy; Media and Power; Therapeutic Culture and Higher Education.


Alan has been a Lecturer since 1991, and a full-time lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton since 1994. In addition to his academic work, Alan is a published novelist (his debut novel - Indeterminate Creatures - was published by Tindal Street Press in 2010) and was, until recently, guitarist with acclaimed post-punk band The Nightingales.


  • PhD Political Theory (University of Warwick 1987-1991),
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics (University of Warwick 1984-1987).


  • “Extract from Indeterminate Creatures” (2010) The Warwick Review. Vol. 4(1): 61-70

  • "Public Relations and Discourses of Professionalization" (with Sarah Williams) (2009) in A Rogojinaru & S Wolstenholme eds, Current Trends in International Public Relations. Bucharest: Tritonic. ISBN 978-973-733-406-0