Diane Barlee is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Sociology and a member of Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge. She works under the supervision of Professor John B. Thompson. Currently, Diane is working on her thesis, A Fine Frenzy: A Sociological Examination of the Field of Contemporary British Poetry.
Diane received her BA and MA from the University of Victoria, Canada. At the University of Victoria, she worked as a Research Coordinator, Research Assistant and Academic Assistant/Lecturer. At the University of Cambridge, she supervises students in the Media, Culture and Society series.
Selected Awards and Grants
2013-2016: Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship.
2015-2016: Board of Graduate Studies, University of Cambridge, fieldwork funding.
2014: Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, travel grant.
2008-2010: University of Victoria Teaching and Research Assistantship funding grant.
Cultural sociology; sociology of literature; sociology of music; consumer culture; elites in society; gender studies; sociology of media; ethnography and subcultures.