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Ruth Brown

Dr Ruth Brown

Research Associate, Culture, Media & Creative Industries

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Post-doctoral researcher working on the second phase of the CMCI research collaboration with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Creative Diversity.

With a doctorate in economic and social history, Ruth's research interests centre on everyday creative production and the relationship between affluence, consumerism and artistic creativity. She has more than 20 years experience as a journalist, working across print, broadcast and online media and also runs her own small business as a creative practitioner.

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Creative production and consumption
  • Everyday participation in the arts
  • Social mobility and creativity
  • Social and economic history of creativity in postwar Britain