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Dr Stuart Joy

Course Leader

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

Stuart Joy


Stuart Joy is the course leader for film and television at Solent University.

He is the author of The Traumatic Screen: The Films of Christopher Nolan (2020) and co-editor of The Cinema of Christopher Nolan: Imagining the Impossible (2015), Through the Black Mirror: Reflections on the Digital Age (2019) and Contemporary American Science Fiction Film (2022).

Research interests

Stuart's research interests include contemporary film theory and practice, media and cultural theory, film history and gender representation in film and television. Stuart welcomes inquiries from prospective PhD students on topics relating to his research interests.




Trauma, gender, revenge, feminism, film, television

Further information

Internal Seed Funding £5000
RIKE: Battleground: Global Screen Cultures & Social Impact
McSweeney, T. & Joy, S.
February 2020 - July 2020

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Film and Television

With its unique blend of critical studies and creative practice, Solent’s highly regarded film and television undergraduate degree will provide you with the skills you need to...

BA (Hons) Film Production

With a wide range of high-end film equipment, a passionate teaching team and a reputation for producing well-rounded graduates, film production at Solent University will help...