School of Media and Performing Arts


Dr David Garland

  • Qualifications: PhD, MA, BA
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer (Media); Level 4 Tutor (Media)
  • Address: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 5778
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  • Department: School of Media and Performing Arts
  • Faculty: Creative and Cultural Industries


David Garland has previously taught writing, film and media in both the US and the UK, including the University of Southern California, Ithaca College and Coventry University. He wrote his MA thesis on the Hollywood Novel and his doctoral dissertation on David Letterman. His published work and conference presentations range from European to American film and television, reflecting particular research interests in critical theory, comedy and the talk show.

Previous teaching roles

  • Coventry University (Associate Lecturer in Media: Screen Studies)
  • Ithaca College L.A. Communications Programme (Lecturer)
  • University of Southern California Freshman Writing Programme (Assistant Lecturer)

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