About this Fellow
David Buckingham is a scholar, writer and consultant specializing in young people, media and education. He is an Emeritus Professor at Loughborough University, and a Visiting Professor at Sussex University. David has directed numerous research projects on young people's interactions with media, and on media literacy education, funded by UK research councils, the European Commission and charitable foundations. He has been a consultant for bodies such as UNESCO, the United Nations, Unicef, Ofcom and the UK government. He is the author, co-author or editor of 30 books and more than 240 scholarly articles and book chapters, and his work has been translated into 15 languages. David has been a Visiting Professor at universities in the United States, Australia, Norway, Italy, Hong Kong and South Africa, and has taught and addressed conferences in more than 30 countries around the world. Among his most recent books are The Material Child: Growing Up in Consumer Culture (2011), The Civic Web: Young People, the Internet and Civic Participation (2013) and Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media (2014). David's website and blog are at: davidbuckingham.net.
- Emeritus Professor of Media and Communications, Loughborough University; Visiting Professor, King's College London
The development and application of statistical methods for the analysis of longitudinal data, including multilevel event history models and simultaneous equation models; applications in demography and education
Risk and uncertainty; social policy and state welfare, especially theoretical and normative approaches; cross-national comparative work in Europe and East Asia; public attitudes to inequality, social justice and social policy
Social security policy; poverty and living standards; child well-being; and comparative social policy