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Tracey Mathewson

PhD by Creative Practice

Tracy Mathewson


Post-Truth, Justice, and the Feminine Way

An examination of justice and female agency in mainstream American conspiracy films from the 1970s to present with the aim of developing politically forceful narratives.




Tracy Mathewson is an award-winning writer/director with an MA in Screenwriting from City University London. She GTAs on the Story and Content Development modules here at York and continues her filmmaking practice in London.


Female representation on screen, cinematic portrayals of justice, the importance of story

External Activity


“The Privatisation of Justice in American Conspiracy Film”
Film International (2019, volume 17, issue 1; print)

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Tracy Mathewson
PhD by Creative Practice