Dr Dave Robinson, Part-Time Lecturer

Dr Dave Robinson

Part-Time Lecturer

Dave is currently a part-time lecturer in Leeds School of Arts, where he provides cultural and media studies expertise as module leader for Level 5 modules on Music, Politic & Society and Mass Media. He previously taught in the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities where he completed his PhD in 2016.

Dave's research interests cover popular music studies and popular culture more broadly. His primary areas of study are live music scenes, musical taste cultures, and themes of space and place. Dave was awarded his PhD for a neo-Gramscian study of American country music as contested culture, and has since contributed to several journal articles and book chapters. He is currently writing a book on Americana music and DIY culture.

Current Teaching

Music Industry Management/Entertainment Management: Level 5 modules on Music. Politics & Society and Mass Media.

Research Interests

Dave is currently writing a scholarly monograph about the Americana music scene, in which he explores notions of 'cool capitalism', DIY culture, and the translocal.

Dr Dave Robinson, Part-Time Lecturer