John Brissenden

John Brissenden

  • 01202 965809
  • jbrissenden at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Public Relations
  • Weymouth House W438, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Areas of interest are political economy of communication, media economics and public opinion.

Researching PhD on "The constitutive function of the fictionalised public in public relations practice: the case of British military media operations in Afghanistan".

Before joining the University in 2004, John had pursued a successful career in public relations, most recently as Director of Publicity at British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), from 1999-2003.

Journal Articles


PhD Theses

  • The influence of public attitudes on war outcomes: the case of Afghanistan (supervisor: Barry Richards)
  • Public Opinion and foreign policy (supervisor: Darren Lilleker)

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Public Relations, Power and Democracy
  • Media Economics


  • PG Cert in Academic Practice (Bournemouth University, 2007)
  • BA (Hons) in Media Studies (Polytechnic of Central London (now University of Westminster), 1985)
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