Dr Eithne Quinn

Senior Lecturer

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Supervision information

Supervision areas

I welcome enquiries from prospective PhD students in the fields of

US race politics since the 1960s

US cultural industries

Race and representation in media and culture

Hip hop culture

Popular culture and social justice (environmentalism; inequality; criminal justice; subcultures)


I have been lead supervisor on the following doctoral projects:

  • philanthropy and Hollywood stardom (Dr Josh Gulam)
  • Ebony magazine (Dr James West)
  • US gang memoirs (Dr Jo Metcalf)
  • the black hair-care industry (Dr Carina Spaulding)
  • Chester Himes's detective fiction ( Dr Will Turner)
  • "death media" and new media (Dr Mark Astley)
  • Star Trek audiences (Dr Lincoln Geraghty)

Student Theses

  1. 2016
  2. Ebony Magazine, Lerone Bennett, Jr., and the Making and Selling of Modern Black History, 1958-1987

    Author: West, E., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Quinn, E. (Supervisor) & Brown, D. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd