After completing her undergraduate English degree at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland and a Masters in the Diversity of Contemporary Writing at Swansea University, Alexia undertook a P.G.C.E. in Secondary Education, before returning to full-time study at Swansea.
Her doctoral thesis, ‘“Desert of the Real”: Simulation and Assimilation in Contemporary Cinema’, analyses science fiction cinema’s relationship to technology, utilising Jean Baudrillard’s theories on technology, cinema and the disappearance of the ‘real’.
Alexia is part-time tutor in the English Literature and Language Department and an Associate Tutor with DACE. She teaches on the undergraduate modules ALE120 Studying the English Language; ALE116 A History of English; ALE218 Discourse Analysis, and the Humanities (literature/ film) programme within DACE.
Alexia is currently admissions tutor for the language section within the English Literature and Language department.