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Research interests

 

Jess Moriarty is  Course Leader for the Creative Writing MA, Creative Writing BA and English Literature and Creative Writing BA here at the University of Brighton. Her research focuses on autoethnography and pedagogy in writing practice. Jess works on engaging students in community projects and using innovative and personal writing to challenge traditional academic discourse.

 

PhD Supervison

Russell Heywood - The Doom of Clowns: An autoethnosatire - completed 2018

Ali Williams - The passive heroine in Mills and Boon: a feminist response

Helen Dixon - Queering the postcolonial: a novel

External Examiner

Elizabeth Bennett - Walking the South Downs Way - 2018

Finlay McInlay - How is the patient performing? - 2018

 

 

How I like to Teach - films by students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZgB8YsCrj8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hcv5XIUAN4

 

Publications and awards

2016

  • Ashmore, N. and Moriarty, J. (2015), ‘From student to artist: Supporting students’ creative development through place-based work’, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, 8: 1, pp. 37–54, doi: 10.1386/jwcp.8.1.37_1
  • Aughterson, K. and Moriarty, J. (Ed.) (2016) Place-Based Arts, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 8 Number 1, Intellect Ltd Introduction. English language. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.8.1.3_7
  • Aughterson, K. and Moriarty, J. (Ed.) (2016) Place-Based Arts: Industrial Landscapes, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 8 Number 2, Intellect Ltd Introduction. English language. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.8.1.3_7
  • Ashmore, N and Moriarty, J 2016 Living Archives – Supporting

Creative Practice Students Learning Leaps in Interdisciplinary Workshops. C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings, X(X), pp. 1–18, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16995/c21.8

 

            2015

  • Conference Organizer and Journal Editor, Place Based Arts (JWCP), 29th May, University of Brighton.

  • Conference Organizer, From Page to Stage: Scriptwriting, 15th-16th May, University of Brighton

  • Conference Organizer, Autoethnography, 13th May, University of Brighton

  • Moriarty, J. (2015). Analytical Autoethnodrama, Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense.
  • Reading, C. and Moriarty, J. Action and reflection: Supporting creativity in learners via interviews and inter-disciplinary workshops. The University of Birbeck, 17th April, Conference title: Inner resources:  the roles of reflexivity, self-awareness and emotional responses in the work of the academic researcher.

 

  • Moriarty, J. (2015). Leaving the blood in: Experiences with an autoethnographic doctoral thesis. In N. Short, Zeeman, L., & Grant, A. (Ed.), British Contemporary Autoethnography. Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense.

 

2014

  • Moriarty, J. How can we leave the blood in?: Autoethnodrama as a methodology that captures lived and imaginary experiences in higher education The Inaugural Conference of British Autoethnography, 22nd February 2104, University of Brighton: Grand Parade

 

 

2013

  • Moriarty, J. & Ashmore, N. Resisting the Gove-effect: Stories from cross-disciplinary workshops Towards a Progressive Arts Education: Inclusion, Change, and Intervention, British Library/UAL, 6-8 November 2013

 

  • Awarded 20,000 Euros for a Leonardo project entitled Vocational Training for Writers which brings together European partners to discuss ideas on playwriting and professional practice.

 

 

  • Moriarty, J. Work Write Live – Connecting creative writing with the world beyond the lecture hall Great Writing 2013 29-30th June, the 16th anniversary international creative writing conference.

 

  • Awarded £7,500 for Widening Participation project with local schools.

 

  • Moriarty, J. (2013). Autobiographical and Researched Experiences with Academic Writing: An Analytical Autoethnodrama. Thesis. University of Brighton.

     

·       Moriarty, J. & Ashmore, N. Living Archive – Stories from creative cross-disciplinary workshops, Storyville: Exploring narratives of learning and teaching, the 2nd annual HEA Arts and Humanities conference, 29-30th May 2013, Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton

 

  • Moriarty, J. Leaving the blood in: Autoethnodrama as a methodology in academic research (a theoretical paper) Qualitative and Ethnographic Research: Sharing and shaping pedagogies – learning through doing. University of Exeter May 10th 2013

 

  • Moriarty, J. Leaving the blood in: Autoethnodrama as a methodology in academic research (a theoretical paper) Great Writing 2012 (16-17 June 2012), the 15th anniversary international creative writing conference.

 

2012

  • Moriarty, J. Leaving the blood in: Autoethnodrama as a methodology in academic research (a theoretical paper)

Great Writing 2012 (16-17 June 2012), the 15th anniversary international creative writing conference.

 

  •   Awarded £5,000 for a Widening Participation project entitled Writing the Blood.

 

  • Co-organised the Stories for Screen event in November 2011 where writers, academics and students took part in a series of workshops and presentations culminating in a Dragon’s Den style panel http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/study/media-studies/news/stories-for-screen

 

  • Shaw, Katy and Moriarty, J (December 2012) Creating the sustainable: How can a creative writing module promote the sustainability agenda with the purpose of furnishing undergraduates with personal, academic and vocational skills for post-degree life?" London International Conference in Education November 2011 – Paper accepted for presentation and journal publication Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ), Volume 3 Issue 4, http://www.infonomics-society.org/LICEJ/Contents%20Page%20Volume%203%20Issue%204.pdf

 

 

  • Moriarty, J and Reading, C (2012) Linking creative processes with personal, vocational and academic development in cross-disciplinary workshops. International Journal for Cross-Displinary Subjects in Education (IJCDSE), Special Issue, Vol 1 Issue 2 ISSN:  2042 6364 (Online), http://www.infonomics-society.org/LICEJ/Published%20papers.htm

     

    2011

2010

  • Moriarty, J and Moriarty, P (2010) Using writing to motivate change:                                         The social responsibility of the writer, the student and the educator. Writing                              in Education, 51 . ISSN 1361-8539
  • Moriarty, J and Reading, C (2010) Helping creative writing and visual practice students to make links between their creative processes and their personal, vocational and academic development Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 3 Number 3 Intellect Ltd Article. English language. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.3.3.285_1
  • Moriarty, J and Reading, C (2010) Helping creative writing and visual                                     practice students to make links between their creative processes and their                           personal, vocational and academic development, CLTAD International Conference,12–13 April 2010, Berlin
  • Awarded £5000 by the Creative Campus Initiative to act as Project

Manager and Editor for a collaborative anthology with the universities of

Sussex and Brighton The Creative Writing Olympics Anthology (2010)

The University of Brighton: ISBN:978-1-905593-13-2

2009

  • Reading, C & Moriarty, J, 'Telling their stories: Students’ experiences with creativity', (2009) GLAD09 Conference, York St John University, (Conference and post-Conference publication),
  • Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Brighton (Conference and post-Conference publication)
  • Rajapillai, V and Moriarty, J, 'Using virtual and real spaces to enhance student learning experiences',(2009) Teaching and Learning Conference University of Brighton (Conference)
  • Funded by the Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences £4150 – Writing for Social Purpose

  • Funded by Creative Campus Initiative £5000 to produce and edit a collaborative creative writing anthology with Sussex and Brighton University.

2008

  • Timotijevic, J & Moriarty, J, (2008) Helping students link their academic study with reflective self-awareness through engagement with Personal Development Portfolios, Institutional Research Conference, University of Southampton (Conference and post-Conference publication)
  • Timotijevic, J & Moriarty, J, 'Helping students link their academic study with reflective self-awareness through engagement with Personal Development Portfolios,' (2008) Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Brighton (Conference and post-Conference publication)
  • Antoniou, M & Moriarty, J, 'What can academic writers learn from creative writers? Developing guidance and support for lecturers in higher education', (2008) Teaching in Higher Education
  • Funded £2000 by the Creativity Fellowship for Creative Inspiration Project

2007

  • Moriarty, J, 'The effect of writing retreats on academic staff development,' (2007) Society for Research in Higher Education (Conference)
  • Antoniou, M & Moriarty, J, 'Creative Space: Writing retreats for HE lecturers', (2007) National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) (Post- conference publication)
  • Moriarty, J, 'The Social Responsibility of the Writer,' (2007) Lapidus Conference – Writing in Health (Conference)
  • Antoniou, M & Moriarty, J, Case study: Writing retreat for academics, (2007) The Story of Research, University of Sussex (Conference)
  • Funded £35000 to run creative writing retreats with academics CETL in Creativity
  • Funded £20,000 by the commercial fellows to turn retreats into the business model www.workwritelive.com
  • Awarded an Innovation Award for workwritelive.com

 

Education

2006-2012       University of Brighton                        Professional Doctorate in     

                                                                                    Education (EdD)               

2004-2005       University of Brighton                        Postgraduate Certificate in

                                                                                    Higher Education

2001-2002       University of Sussex                           MA in Creative Writing

 

 

 

 

Keywords

  • PR English literature
  • creative writing
  • autoethnography
  • pedagogy
  • community projects
  • performance

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

experience Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
creativity Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
narrative Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
university teacher Social Sciences
writer Social Sciences

Research Output 2006 2018

Empowering students as researchers: Teaching and learning autoethnography and the value of self-narratives

Moriarty, J. 24 Feb 2018 Teaching Narrative. London, (Teaching The New English Series)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

narrative
Teaching
learning
Values
student

Storying the Self: Autobiographical pedagogy in undergraduate Creative Writing teaching

Moriarty, J. & Adamson, R. 21 May 2018 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
pedagogics
qualitative research
narrative
methodology

Self-narrative and pedagogy: Stories of experience within teaching and learning

Hayler, M. (ed.) & Moriarty, J. (ed.) 1 Apr 2017 Rotterdam. 158 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook - edited

narrative
Teaching
teacher
learning
experience

Soaring and Tumbling: An Autoethnography from Higher Education

Moriarty, J. 25 Mar 2017 Self-narrative and pedagogy: stories of experience within teaching and learning. Hayler, M. & Moriarty, J. (eds.). Rotterdam, p. 135-146 12 p. (Studies in Professional Life and Work)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
education
Teaching
experience
teaching practice
education system

Writing to Resist: Storying the Self and Audit Culture in Higher Education

Moriarty, J. 1 Apr 2017 Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership. Cole, K. & Hassel, H. (eds.). Oxford, p. 250-258 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
audit
education
experience
freedom of opinion
sexism

Activities 2007 2016

  • 2 Publication Peer-review
  • 1 Consultancy

Innovations in Education and Teaching International (Journal)

Moriarty, J. (Reviewer)
20162018

Activity: Publication Peer-review

National Association of Writers in Education (Journal)

Moriarty, J. (Reviewer)
20152018

Activity: Publication Peer-review

Work Write Live

Moriarty, J. (Consultant)
20072018

Activity: Consultancy