Ellis Cashmore
  • Ellis Cashmore

  • Born: The United Kingdom.

  • Description: Professor Ellis Cashmore is visiting professor of sociology at Aston University, in Birmingham, England. He was formerly a professor of culture, media and sport at Staffordshire University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, which he joined in 1993. Before this, he was professor of sociology at the University of Tampa, Florida; and, before this, lecturer in sociology at the University of Hong Kong. Cashmore’s Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption is published by Bloomsbury. Among his other recent books are Beyond Black: Celebrity and race in Obama’s America, and Martin Scorsese’s America. His Celebrity/Culture is in its second edition.