Dr Derek Hodge is a Lecturer in the Department of Film, Media & Journalism at the University of Stirling. His research focuses on new media, technology and public relations.
Originally trained as a research biologist Derek gained a D.Phil from the Department of Microbial Genetics at the University of Sussex. He worked as a public relations consultant in Scotland for nine years before studying for an MSc in Public Relations at the University of Stirling. He returned to Stirling in 2006 after several years as a Senior Lecturer in the Division of Applied Communication at the University of Central Lancashire.