Dr Mary Jane O'Leary

Humanities and Social Science

MJ is a Lecturer on both the Sociology and Criminology & Sociology Degree Programmes here at LJMU. She works with students on Contemporary Green and Social Issues and on various theory and methods-related modules. Her research areas include media theory, communicative capitalism and post-neoliberal discourses. She employs a variety of methodologies in her research including video ethnography and phenomenology.


Spanish; Castilian

Journal article

Brown M, O'Leary MJ, Joshi H. 2023. Film ethnography and critical consciousness: exploring a community-based action research methodology for Freirean transformation Visual Studies, DOI Publisher Url Public Url


O'Leary M. 2020. Encountering the comment: A phenomenological approach to reading the news online Allen C, Chalcraft D, Kreuger-Bridge S. Public Url