‘Narrative’, Oxford Bibliographies in ‘Communication’ edited by Patricia Moy (Oxford University Press, 2016)
Semiotics (including biosemiotics, zoosemiotics and cybersemiotics), the work of Thomas A. Sebeok, Communication Theory, Narrative, Subjectivity, Popular Genres (especially the Thriller)
Doctoral students are welcome in all of the above areas.
Cobley, Paul and Machin, David (2020) Semiotics. In: A Companion to Photography. Bull, Stephen , ed. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9781405195843 (Accepted/In press)
Machin, David and Cobley, Paul (2019) Ethical food packaging and designed encounters with distant and exotic others. Semiotica . ISSN 0037-1998 (Accepted/In press)
Cobley, Paul (2019) Crime fiction and realism. In: The Routledge Companion to Crime Fiction. Pepper, Andrew and Allan, Janice and Gulddal, Jesper and King, Stewart , eds. Routledge, London. (Accepted/In press)
Cobley, Paul (2019) Growth as constraint. Recherches sémiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry . ISSN 0229-8651 (Accepted/In press)
Cobley, Paul (2019) Re-imagining semiotics in communication. In: Re-imagining Communication. Filimowicz, Michael and Tzankova, Veronika , eds. Routledge. (Accepted/In press)
9th Thomas A. Sebeok Fellow of the Semiotic Society of America, 2014-23
Professional Association Leadership
President of the International Association for Semiotic Studies (elected 2014).