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Bex Lewis

  • PhD (History)
  • Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing
  • Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
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Research interests

Learning and TeachingTechnology Enhanced LearningBritish Visual HistoryDigital TheologyMass Communications (advertising/propaganda)Digital/Online Culture and CommunityDigital Literacy

About

Sussex-born Bex has a background as a cultural communications historian and digital practitioner, with a PhD in Second World War posters, in which she wrote the history of Keep Calm and Carry On (before it was famous). She is a ‘digital resident’, geographically based at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing, with a particular focus upon the third sector. As the Director of Digital Fingerprint she is a speaker, writer and facilitator, including the workshop ‘Social Media for the Scared’, and is author of the popular Raising Children in a Digital Age (2014), which has been translated into Chinese and Italian.

Co-authors (1)

  • Jeff McCarthy
  • Sara Batts
  • Martin Polley
  • Marika Rose

Publications (5)

  • Social Media in Social Research: Blogs on Blurring the Boundaries [Kindle Edition]

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  • London Transport Posters: A Century of Art and Design: Amazon.co.uk: David Bownes, Bex Lewis, Oliver Green: 9780853319849: Books

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  • Playing God: Talking About Ethics in Medicine and Technology: Amazon.co.uk: Various, Tony Watkins: Books

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  • The Ministry of Food The Imperial War Museum, 12 February 2010–3 January 2011

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  • The renaissance of 'Keep Calm and Carry On'

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Professional experience

Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

September 2015 - Present

Research Fellow in Social Media and Online Learning

Durham University

September 2012 - August 2015(3 years)

Senior Fellow in Technology Enhanced Learning & Teaching

University of Winchester

June 2012 - August 2012(2 months)

Blended Learning Fellow

CODEC, Durham University

June 2010 - August 2012(2 years)

Fellow in Technology Enhanced Learning & Teaching

University of Winchester

March 2010 - May 2012(2 years)

Education history

PGCLTHE (HEA Fellowship)

University of Winchester

January 2010 - June 2011(a year)

PhD: "The Planning, Design and Reception of British Home Front Propaganda Posters in the Second Worl

University of Winchester

October 1997 - June 2004(7 years)

BA (Hons) History with Education Studies 2:1

University of Winchester

September 1994 - June 1997(3 years)