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Patricia Routh

Educator, New Media Artist and Visual Culture Scholar

Employed Unavailable
Assistant Professor - Course Director MA Media Management, New Media Artist, and Doctoral Candidate in Digital Media and Society. Research interests cover a range of topics related to digital visual culture, new media art, interactive and immersive media.

PhD (Predicted)

University of Leicester

August 2015 to December 2022
PhD Topic: The Creative Practice of Selfies: Playful Expression and Subversion in Digital Culture.
Routh, Patricia. 'The Politics of Transformation: Selfie Production of the Visually Marginalised' in Karatzogianni, A., Nguyen, D. and Serafinelli, E. (eds) The Digital Transformation of the Public Sphere: Conflict, Migration, Crisis and Culture in Digital Networks, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Routh, Patricia. A poststructuralist review of selfies: Moving beyond heteronormative visual rhetoric. for(e)dialogue, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 4-14, mar. 2016. ISSN 2398-0532.
The Politics of Transformation: Selfie Performativity Beyond of the Hegemonic Visual Rhetoric', PhD Seminar 2015, University of Leicester, Department of Media and Communication, Bankfield House.
Gender Performativity and Selfie Creation: Beyond the Binaries of Heteronormative Visual Rhetoric, 2015, NDiMR New Directions in Research, University Of Leicester, Department of Media and Communication.
November 26th, 2014 - Gendering Happiness: The Power of Pleasure. "Affect and Identity in Selfie Production". University of Hull, WISE
November 13 - 15, 2014 - Material Matters in Times of Crisis Capitalism, "Affect and Memory in Selfie Production". Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
January, 16th 2014 - The Curated Ego: "What Makes a Good Selfie? " National Portrait Gallery, London.
April11-12 2013-Conflict and Dialogue in Transnational and Digital Diaspora Networks, New Aesthetic Nostalgia as a Bridge to the Present.". University of Hull, WISE
PhD Representative - 2015 -2016
Associate Editor - for(e)dialogue
Branding, Web Design and Content Producer - MeCCSA PGN 2016


University of Hull

Research Methods
Research methods and techniques
Qualitative inquiry
Quantitative research and data analysis
Mixed methods and action research


School of Art and New Media, University of Hull

September 2009 to September 2010
Digital Media
Research spotlighted the Uncanny Valley as a methodology for understanding the acceptance and perception of realistic skin texture within digital photographic post-processes. Following University research ethics guidelines, built on-line quantitative and qualitative study and secure mysql database.Successfully completed all coursework and training requirements for Master of Science.


Kansas City Art Institute

September 1982 to August 1985
New Media Arts
Studio practice
Student gallery representative