An International Education,
A London Location,
A Global Future

Flexible Curriculum at Richmond University

Flexible Start Dates

With the opportunity to start your
course in the Autumn (Fall) or the Spring


British and international internships

Richmond offers all students the opportunity to take an internship

Richmond The American University in London

Academic Requirements

We accept qualifications from around the world

Dr Kate Mattocks

Dr Oonagh Murphy

Dr Kate Mattocks


Kate joined Richmond in summer 2015. She has a BA in Political Science from McGill University and an MSc in Media Management from the University of Glasgow. Kate recently completed her PhD at City, University of London, where she is also a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Sociology. Kate’s research interests include many aspects of the public governance and administration of culture, particularly as it relates to issues of cultural diversity and cultural identity. Her doctoral research examined European Union policy coordination in the field of culture. Kate also has experience working in the Canadian film and television industry, primarily in regulatory affairs and policy. She is the former communications officer of UK Political Studies Association’s Graduate Network and is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Personal website


Recent publications

Mattocks, K. and S. Briscoe-Palmer (2016) Challenges facing minority politics PhD students in the United Kingdom: Women, people of Black and Ethnic minority origin, and Disabled persons. European Political Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1057/s41304-016-0071.

 Mattocks, K. (2016) Uniting the citizens of Europe? Exploring the European Union’s cultural policy agenda. Forthcoming in Routledge Companion to Global Cultural Policy, edited by Dave O’Brien, Toby Miller, and Victoria Durrer. London: Routledge.

Mattocks, K. (2016) “The Slow Professor. By Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber.” Journal of Higher Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10734-016-0053-5.

Mattocks, K. (2016) “Culture, Politics and Economy: The Case of New Labour. By David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee, and Melissa Nisbett.” The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10632921.2016.1231647.