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Marianne Damoiseau

Dr Marianne Damoiseau


Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering

023 8201 3931 ext. 3931 Room no. HC111


Marianne has a PhD in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her thesis was titled “’£5 for the Record and £7 for the T-Shirt’: Music Merchandising, Fashion, and the Rise of Sign Value”. It investigated the phenomenon of band t-shirts becoming fashion items, and the consequences of this evolution.

Marianne’s research is focused on understanding the motives behind consumption and the role of marketing ​and its influence on young people. She is interested in popular culture and high-street fashion and by the ​semiotic aspects of clothing, as well as the topics of identity and fandom.

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Further information

  1. Research interests

    Marianne's research interests include: consumption, fashion, popular culture, identity, and fandom.
  2. Teaching experience

    Marianne taught for a year at the University of Texas at Austin, and was an associate lecturer at Solent for a year before becoming a full-time lecturer in 2015.