Amber Burton

Amber Burton

  • aburton at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Digital Media & Communications
  • Weymouth House W434, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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I am a lecturer and researcher in digital identities, advertising and communications strategies.

My research interests include: digital identity, feminist identity, children and technology, netnography, self-representation, advertising


  • Burton, A., 2014. Digital females and the prejudiced pixel. In: Gender Work and organisation annual conference 24-26 June 2014 Keele.

PhD Theses

  • “An examination of the performance of digital professional identity, amongst women aged 35+ working in the advertising industry” (supervisor: Jenny Alexander)
  • (supervisor: Sue Eccles)

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Supervison of MA final projects on advertising, digital media, identity
  • Research Imagination
  • Digital Insights on MA Advertising and MA Corporate Communications

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Psychology of the Media - level 6
  • Digital Futures - level 6
  • Digital Communications Strategies - level 5


  • 10 Women to Inspire (BU Fusion Investment Fund, 01 Aug 2013). Awarded


  • Women's Academic Network at BU


  • MPhil in Digital Females - transfer viva (2015)
  • BA (Hons) in English and Media Studies (Southampton University, 1987)
  • MA in Social Sciences (Open University, 2011)
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