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Dr Russell Schechter

Senior Lecturer and Course Lead - BA Creative & Professional Writing and MA Creative Writing

Dr Russell Schechter

Tel: 020 8240 4023


Russell Schechter holds BS and Master’s degrees from Cornell University and a PhD from The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. He is primarily responsible for teaching fiction writing.

As ‘Jay Russell’ he is the author of eight books and numerous short stories in the genres of horror, crime, fantasy and science fiction.


Areas of research supervision

  • Creative writing
  • Film or literature which entails explorations of genre, notably crime, science fiction/fantasy or horror
  • Film/media studies

Research profile

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