Alan Apperley

Alan Apperley

Senior Lecturer in Politics

  • Email address A.R.Apperley@wlv.ac.uk
  • Phone number 01902 32 3462
  • Location MH 121, Mary Seacole Building, City Campus North
  • Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Institute School of Social, Historical and Political Studies
  • 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