Personal profile

Research interests

LGBT Activism in France and Britain from a comparative perspective

Persuasion, Propaganda and Political Marketing

Research interests

Contemporary French History and Culture

Education / Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Aston University

Bachelor of Science, Aston University

External positions

Director of the Trustee Company, Universities Superannuation Scheme

1 Sep 201631 Aug 2020

Chair of Directors, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution

3 Feb 201331 Jan 2019


  • D History General and Old World
  • DC France
  • Social and Political
  • HB Economic Theory
  • Pink Economy
  • HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
  • LGBT Activism
  • PC Romance languages
  • French cultural history

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Projects 2010 2010

Research Output 1995 2016

“Simples, divertissants, mais nuls”: Vichy cinema and the everyday

Wharton, S. 2016

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Art and science

Cover story: Lib Dem manifesto tries to offer something for everyone

Wharton, S. 16 Feb 2015 The Conversation

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


Bars to understanding? Depictions of the 'gay bar' in film with specific reference to 'Coming Out', 'Les Nuits Fauves' and 'Beautiful Thing'

Wharton, S. 2008 Queer cinema in Europe. Griffiths, R. (ed.). Bristol: Intellect, p. 106-116 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The Audio description of a Spanish phenomenon: Torrente 3

Orero, P. & Wharton, S. Jan 2007 In : Journal of Specialised Translation. p. 164--178 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Audio description