Professor Jackie Harrison

Chair of CFOM

Jackie HarrisonJackie Harrison is Professor of Public Communication and Head of the Department of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield.

Her current research examines three aspects of the factual media: its architecture and culture; the mediation of civil society and social identity and issues of freedom and standards. Read more

William Horsley

International Director of CFOM

William HorsleyWilliam Horsley is an experienced journalist who has written and reported extensively on issues of governmental power and the role of the media during more than 30 years of international reporting and analysis. He spent 15 years as a BBC foreign correspondent for TV and Radio correspondent based in Asia and Europe. He is the editor and co-author of Goodbye to Freedom? A Survey of Media Freedom Across Europe (2007), and an updated Survey, Goodbyeto Media Freedom? in February 2008. Read more

Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando

Co-Director of CFOM

drjairolugo-ocandoJairo Lugo-Ocando is Licenciado en Comunicación Social from the Universidad del Zulia in Venezuela, has a MA from Lancaster University and a PhD from the University of Sussex.

He has worked as a reporter, staff-writer and chief sub-editor for several newspapers in Venezuela. He has also been correspondent for newspapers, magazines and radio stations in Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico and the United States. Read more

Professor Nicholas Tsagourias

Nicholas Tsagourias is Professor of International Law at the University of Sheffield.  He joined the University in 2012 from the University of Glasgow where he was Professor of International Law and Security. He completed my law studies at the University of Thessaloniki in Greece, obtaining an LL.M. from the University of Bristol and a Ph.D from the University of Nottingham.

His research interests are in the fields of international law and the use of force, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, collective security law, peacekeeping, United Nations Law, international and European constitutional theory and law and he is widely published in these fields. Visit Nicholas’ University of Sheffield staff page.

Professor James Crossley

Jock Gallagher

David Holmes

Nick Jones

Marie Kinsey

Professor Ralph Negrine

Professor Julian Petley

Professor Maurice Roche

Professor Herman Wasserman

Professor Lorna Woods