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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.