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Kirsty Sedgman



Dr Kirsty Sedgman is an award-winning cultural studies scholar. Based at the University of Bristol, Kirsty’s research asks how audiences find value in cultural participation, and how these experiences are made meaningful within their lives.

Kirsty is the author of numerous academic publications, and is the Editor of the Routledge book series in Audience Research. She has a particular interest in how we construct and maintain our competing value systems, working out how people can live side by side in the same world yet come to understand it in such totally different ways. She is passionate about exploring rigour and what it means in cultural contexts.

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