Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Higgins, K. C. (2021) ''Nobody feels safe': Vulnerability, fear, and the micro-politics of ordinary voice in crime news television', Journalism, online first, available here
Orgad, S. & Higgins, K.C. (2021) "Sensing the (in)visible: domestic cleaning and cleaners on Mumsnet Talk", Feminist Media Studies, online first, available here
Banet-Weiser, S. & Higgins, K.C. 'Television and the "honest" woman: mediating the labor of believability', Television and New Media, accepted and forthcoming.
Selected Conference Presentations:
Higgins, K. (2021) 'Through the kaleidoscope: news images, vantage points, and the mediated time-space of crime events.' ICA Visual Communication Studies Division. Top Student Paper 2021.
Higgins, K. (2020) 'Debunking fear: Ordinary testimony in crime news television'. 2nd Annual Lisbon Winter School: 'Media and Uncertainty'. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal.
Higgins, K. (2019) 'Power to Pronounce: Multivocality and contestation in television news representations of crime and policing in Australia'. 2019 International Association of Media and Communications Research (IAMCR) Conference, Conflict, Security and Crisis Working Group. Madrid, Spain.
Higgins, K. (2019) 'Populist (in)security? Hierarchies of voice in current affairs television accounts of Melbourne's "African gang crisis"'. International Political Sociology PhD Seminar Series. Kings College/Queen Mary University, London.
Bhat, R., Higgins, K. & Stupart, R. (2019) “Exploring Decolonial Praxis at the LSE”, LSE Change Makers 2018-19, summary report available here
Toome, E., Grenfell, D. & Higgins, K. (2012) 'Local Perspectives on Political Decision-Making in Timor-Leste: A Short Report on the 2007 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Dili and Venilale', Globalism Research Centre (RMIT University), Melbourne Australia, available here
Higgins, K, (2019) [Review of the book Mediated Intimacy: Sex Advice in Media Culture by M-J. Barker, R. Gill and L. Harvey], International Journal of Communication, 13(1), p. 5042-5045, available online here
Blogs and Other Writing:
Lehuedé, S., Filimonov, K. & Higgins, K. (2020) ‘Dissent and Democracy in Covid-19’, Progressive International (Blueprint), available online here
Higgins, K. (2020) ‘Why police violence is a media problem’, Media@LSE Blog, available online here
Higgins, K. (2019) ‘Above and beyond? Rethinking our criteria for ‘teaching excellence’, Contemporary Issues in Teaching and Learning, available online here
Higgins, K. (2019) ‘We need to disentangle merit from mental health’, Contemporary Issues in Teaching and Learning, available online here
Higgins, K. (2016) 'Imagining (In)security: Towards developing critical knowledges of security in a mediated social world', Media@LSE Dissertation Series, London, United Kingdom, available online here