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Personal Development

Public Speaking

"Traumatic Prologues and Ethical Responses." DiGRA UK (Digital Games Reseach Association UK), University of Salford, 5 May 2017.

"The Traumatised Player (Character): Immersive Gaming, Violent Spectacle, and the Drive to Master." Centre for the Study of Women and Gender Graduate Seminar. 27 January 2016.

Radio interview about my research. Radio Plus 101.5FM. 9 December 2013.

"Ludology 101: A Brief Introduction to Games Studies". PG TalkFest. 21 May 2013. Watch the video here.


"Reader, Viewer, Player: The 'I' in Textual Analysis." Centre for the Study of Women and Gender Graduate Blog [peer reviewed]. 16 January 2016.

"Arguing for an Immersive Method: Reflexive Meaning-Making, the Visible Researcher, and Moral Responses to Gameplay." Journal for Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology. Special Issue: Video Games and Insightful Gameplay. Vol 6 No 1. Summer 2015.

"More Pixels, More Pleasure?" Warwick Knowledge Centre. March 2014.

"Don't Hate the Player, Don't Hate the Game" Warwick Knowledge Centre. July 2013.


Funds for Women Graduates (FfWG) foundation grant 2015-2016.

Departmental bursary (Sociology, University of Warwick) 2012-2017.

Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust grant 2012.

British Inter-University China Centre (BICC) studentship 2010-2011.


On the organising committee for the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender's graduate seminar series 2013-2015.


I speak, read, and write Mandarin Chinese to an advanced level, and Japanese to a lower-intermediate level.

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J dot R dot Russell-Cuttell at warwick dot ac dot uk