Staff profile

Dr Philip Harris

Senior Lecturer

Philip wearing a green, plaid shirt standing in front of film negatives.


Film and Media


College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Research centre

Digital and Material Artistic Research Centre





Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Photography since 2014. Derby was one of the first institutions to offer a specialist higher education qualification in Photography in the UK. Consequently, leading this programme is a privilege and an honour.

I am an active researcher and image-maker, specialising most recently in analogue cine media and the creation of multiple projector installations in internal as well as external locations.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach across the programme for all stages as follows:

Professional interests

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Curator of the following exhibitions:

Exhibited works and exhibitions

International experience

Exhibitor, presenter and portfolio reviewer, Exposure Photo Festival, February 2020. Calgary, Canada. 

Recent publications

FORMAT19 International Photography Festival Conference - in progress.