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Professor of Globel Media and Communications
Faculty of Business & Law > Winchester School of Art

media, media art, media art history, globalisation, eco-critique, mediation

Sean Cubitt was born in Lincolnshire of Irish parents. He studied at Queens' College Cambridge and McGill University, Montreal. In the 1980s he worked freelance in art schools, community arts, journalism, the Open University and as National Organiser for the Society for Education in Film and Television. He spent the 1990s in Liverpool, where he became Professor of Media Arts at Liverpool John Moores University, and was involved in developing the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT). In 2000, he moved to New Zealand with wife Alison and dog Zebedee, where he was Professor of Screen and Media Studies at the University of Waikato. In 2002 he was appointed Honorary Professor of the University of Dundee. He now holds dual nationality with New Zealand and the UK. In July 2006 we moved to Melbourne, where Sean was Proferssor and Director of the Program in Media and Communications. In March 2011 he returned to the UK to become Professor of Global Media and Communications at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. He retains his links as Professorial Fellow at the University of Melboourne

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