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O Haruna

Pronouns: He/him

BA Hons Fine Art at Loughborough University
MA Graphic Design & Visualisation at Loughborough University

  • Doctoral researcher

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Title of thesis: Negotiating British Blackness: Using animation to critically analyse Black Teenage Males' experiences of the identity formation process.

O graduated from Loughborough University with a First-Class Honours in Fine Art (2019) and a distinction from his master’s degree in Graphic Design & Visualisation (2020). During this time, he was fortunate to be a part of Fine Art, LSU Media, and LSU Enterprise and Employability’s committees as well as enjoy part-time employment at the university, college, and the wider community. Currently, O helps look after students as a Sub-Warden and Sub-Warden Representative and supports teaching throughout a mixture of activities as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant in the Graphics Undergraduate & Postgraduate Taught courses. Most recently, he has gained the Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and become a certified Mental Health First Aider, firmly setting his sights on completing his PhD.

Supervisors: Professor Paul Wells, Dr Rob Tovey