Alexander Hay

Policy & Communications Consultant
Alexander Hay

Alexander is actively involved in all the Institute's media and strategy work. Having been awarded a BA in English and an MA in Journalism, he then undertook a PhD on the subject of reader response theory as it pertained to web journalism, receiving his Doctorate from the University of Southampton in 2009.

Prior to joining the Institute, Alexander has worked extensively as a music writer, having produced hundreds of reviews and features, as well as working in online media for over five years. He has undertaken research work for the NUS and lectured on everything from Chaucer to media law, computing in the Humanities and postcolonial literature. He is also a published author of short fiction, and is presently writing his first novel.

Currently, Alexander is working on improving the Institute’s media output and long-term presence, both online and in the broader research realm.

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