Mark John Leader

Mark John Leader BA (Hons), PGCE, F&HE

Senior Lecturer


Started at Sheffield Hallam in 1993. Teach Politics and the media. Rated an Inspirational teacher by students every year since the scheme began.


Started at Hallam in 1993, originally as a researcher, following a degree in Politics at Sheffield University and a postgraduate teaching qualification at Huddersfield University. Began teaching in 1996 and spent a number of years teaching communication skills to computing students. Have taught exclusively within the Media, Arts and Communication Department for the last ten years on a wide range of modules and now mainly specialise in the area of politics and the media.

Specialist areas of interest

Politics and the media
Climate breakdown and the media


Subject area



BA (Honours) Media
BA (Honours) Public Relations and Media


Media Texts and Genres
The Media, Power and Politics
Globalisation and The Media

Other activities

Vice-chair of SHU UCU Branch

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