Christie completed an MA (Hons) in Digital Media and Society at Loughborough University in 2018. Prior to this, from 2014 to 2017, Christie studied BSc Sociology, also at Loughborough University, graduating with a First Class Honours degree.
In 2019, Christie received a 1+3 ESRC studentship (2019-2023) for a MSc in Social Science Research (Communication and Media pathway), followed by a PhD, under the supervision of Dr Paula Saukko and Dr Catherine Coveney.
Christie’s area of interest is in digital media and health. She has received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council for a 1+3 DTP studentship (2019-2023), investigating how women with polycystic ovary syndrome use digital media, and how this use intersects with gender, identity, health, mental health, and advice from medical professionals.