Jessica Burton

Jessica Burton

PhD student

research interests
Public history History of popular culture Popkult60
Jessica is a PhD Candidate working on the Popkult60 project

Jessica Burton is a PhD researcher at the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) in Luxembourg, working on the PopKult60 project, and analysing the relationship between American and European comics in the 1960s. She specialises in Comics Studies, and obtained her Masters in the subject from the University of Dundee in 2014. She also completed a Bachelors with Honours in French Studies at the University of London Institute in Paris in 2013. Jessica remains extremely active in the field of comics production, continuing her work as an Editor for the UK´s primary publisher, Titan Comics, where she edits titles such as Doctor Who.

 

Main supervisor: Ass. Prof. Benoit Majerus (C²DH)

Other supervisors: Prof. Dr. Chris Murray (University of Dundee)