Dr Robyn Muir


Lecturer in Media and Communications
PhD, BA (Hons), FHEA
Mondays 16:00 – 17:00 (04AD03) Tuesdays 12:00 – 13:00 (04AD03) Thursdays 12:00 – 13:00 (Online)

Biography

Areas of specialism

Disney Princesses; Feminist Media Studies; Facet Methodology; Disney; Media and Audiences; Media Literacy; Feminism; Gender

University roles and responsibilities

  • Academic Integrity Officer

    My qualifications

    2020
    PhD
    University of Nottingham
    2015
    BA (Hons) Politics
    University of Nottingham

    Research

    Research interests

    Research projects

    My teaching

    My publications

    Publications

    Muir, R. (2023). The Princess as the Political: A Feminist Analysis of the Disney Princess Phenomenon Bristol: Bristol University Press (forthcoming)
    Ahmed, I., Colombo, E. and Muir, R. (eds) (2020). The Politics of Culture: An Interdisciplinary Interrogation of Popular Culture Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars
    Muir, R., Frasl, B., Lauder, C. and Schreiber-Byers, E. (eds) (2022). Evil Women: Through Literature, Culture and Film Leiden: Brill Publishing (in press)
    Muir, R. (2022). “Evil Queens and Wicked Women: How Disney Villains Contribute to the Social Construction of Gender” in Muir, R., Frasl, B., Lauder, C. and Schreiber-Byers, E. (eds) Evil Women: Through Literature, Culture and Film Leiden: Brill Publishing (in press)
    Colombo, E. and Muir, R. (2020). “Know Who You Are: Moana & Ecofeminism” in Ahmed, I., Colombo, E. and Muir, R. (eds) The Politics of Culture: An Interdisciplinary Interrogation of Popular Culture Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars
    Ahmed, I., Bell, D., Colombo, E. and Muir, R. (2021). “Utopia, Pedagogy, Care: A Conversation” in Baccolini, R. and Tower Sargent, L. (eds) Transgressive Utopianism: Essays in Honor of Lucy Sargisson Switzerland: Peter Lang