Dr Louise Fenton is a writer, illustrator and cultural historian. Following her first degree in Illustration from Wolverhampton Polytechnic Louise has completed an MA in Illustration from the University of Wolverhampton. It was at this time that her interests moved towards the representations of marginalised cultures. She completed a PhD on the Representations of Vodou at the University of Warwick in 2010. Louise is now a senior lecturer in Contextual Studies. Recent research has been focussed on the visual and literary representations of otherness including Voodoo, Witchcraft and Zombies.
Her interests lie in representational and cultural discourses around Visual Communication and popular culture with a focus on the US and Caribbean.