Professor Garry Crawford

Garry Crawford is a Professor at the University of Salford.  
Garry’s research and teaching focus primarily on culture, audiences, consumers, digital media and technologies, sport, fans, and gamers. He has authored and co-authored numerous books including, Cosplay and the Art of Play (2019), Video Games as Culture (2018), Video Gamers (2012), Introducing Cultural Studies (2017), and Consuming Sport (2004).

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Subject areas include, but are not limited to: Consumer patterns, practices, and cultures.  Digital media, technology, and users.  Culture industries.   Audiences.   Fan cultures.  Sport and sport fans.  Sport and digital technologies.  Video games and gamer culture.  Cosplay.  Cultural spaces and places.   

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Culture, Audiences, fans, consumption, Sport, Digital Media, Video games