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Dr Marianne Damoiseau, Lecturer

Dr Marianne Damoiseau



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.  

Further information

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

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Creative Direction

If you have an eye for style and are looking to delve into the world of fashion, Solent’s fashion styling and creative direction degree can help you turn your creativity into a...

BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

Bring your unique style and photographic vision to the world of editorial fashion with Solent’s fashion photography degree. You’ll learn technical photography skills and develop...