Research

Current projects

I am currently working (short term) on the EmpoderaData project which is exploring data fellowships as a platform for building data literacy skills in Latin America in the context of sustainable development.

Prior to this, I received my PhD from the University of Manchester. The thesis is titled “A social network analysis approach to examining gendered character positions in popular film narratives” and can be found here.

A more concise (1,000 word) intro to my work on gender in film can be found here. All the data can be found in the movienetData package.

Journal articles

Jones, Pete, Eithne Quinn and Johan Koskinen. 2020. “Measuring centrality in film narratives using dynamic character interaction networks.” Social Networks 63: 21-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.socnet.2020.03.003.

Jones, Pete. 2020. “Diana in the World of Men: a character network approach to analysing gendered vocal representation in Wonder Woman.” Feminist Media Studies 20 (1): 18-34. DOI: 10.1080/14680777.2018.1510846. (First published online in 2018)

Research interests

  • Hollywood cinema
  • Feminism and post-feminism
  • Social network analysis
  • Digital humanities
  • Creative industries inequalities