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Selected publications


    • Three Mile Island: The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Popular Culture (London: Routledge, forthcoming May 2017)
    • Concerning Evil, ed. by Grace Halden and Gabriela Madlo (Oxford: IDP, 2013).

Chapters in edited book collections

    • ‘Growing up in the 21st Century: Pretty Little Liars and their Pretty Little Devices’, in Girl Talk:  The Influence of Girls’ Series Books on American Popular Culture, ed. by LuElla D’Amico (New York: Lexington Books, 2016).


    • ‘British Science Fiction 1990s-2010: Technology and Society’, Blackwell/Wiley Encyclopedia of Contemporary British and Irish Literature, ed. by Richard Bradford (Blackwell/Wiley, 2018?) - 8000 words.
    • ‘Cyberpunk Photography and Art’, The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture, ed. by Graham J. Murphy et al (Routledge, 2019?) - 5000 words.

Select articles

    • ‘Light’, in World of the American Revolution: A Daily Life Encyclopedia ed. by Dr Merril Smith (ABC-CLIO) (California: Greenwood 2015).
    • ‘Mills’, in World of the American Revolution: A Daily Life Encyclopedia ed. by Dr Merril Smith (ABC-CLIO) (California: Greenwood 2015).
    • ‘Incandescent: Light Bulbs and Conspiracies’, in Dandelion Postgraduate Journal, ed. by Robert Stearn and Paul Ingram, 5.2 (March, 2015)
    • ‘20 Things You Didn’t Know About Immortality’, Discover Magazine (April 2015).
    • ‘Critical Reflection on Christopher Eccelstone’s Doctor’, Science Fiction Film & Television, 7.2, 244-6 (2014).
    • ‘Textual Non-Event of Nuclear War’, eSharp University of Glasgow, 20 (2012): 1-20.


    • Submitted to MFS: Human Ruin and Renewal: Anxiety Surrounding Nuclear War in American Cold War Literature' – 9000 words.
    • Submitted to ORBIT: ‘The Banality of Evil? Preserving Human Status During Nuclear War in Mordecai Roshwald’s Level 7’ – 9000 words.

Select reviews

    • ‘Aaron Tucker’s Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema’, in Science Fiction Film and Television 8.3 (January 1, 2015).
    • ‘David Wittenberg, Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative’, in Foundation, 44.1 (2015).
    • ‘Jonathan Oliver, End of the Road’, in Foundation, 44: 118, (2015).
    • ‘Andrew Blum’s Tubes’, in Foundation, 43: 117, 98-101 (2014).
    • ‘2B: The Era of Flesh is Over’, in Trespassing Journal: Trespassing Medicine, ed. by Hivren Demir-Atay, 4, 112-115 (December 2014). Double blind peer reviewed.
    • ‘Edward M .Learner’s Small Miracles’, in Foundation, 42:116, 112-15 (2014).
    • ‘Revolution 2.0’ in Warscapes (2013): .

Select projects from 2015:

    • 2017. Forthcoming, ‘Ruin and Rebuild: Exhibition of Urban Dereliction’, Being Human Festival, 25 November 2017.
    • 2017. ‘Waste: A Symposium. Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion’, September. Funding awarded by Birkbeck’s Research Committee.
    • 2017- Member of the Atomic Photographer’s Guild .
    • 2017- First Contact Research Group.
    • 2016 - ‘The Contemporary: An Exhibition’. Funding granted by Arts Week Committee.
    • 2014-15 The ArtLess GroupAHRC funded group.
    • 2015. Critical Waves project member. AHRC funded group.

Select talks and events from 2015:

    • 2018 Forthcoming: ‘Technology for Assessment and Extra-Curricular Extension’, Centre for Transformational Practice in Learning and Teaching. 31 January. Invited speaker.
    • 2017 ‘American Crisis’, Waterstones Gower Street, May. Invited speaker.
    • 2017 ‘Ordinary Digital Humanities’, Arts Week, Birkbeck. Invited speaker.
    • 2016 Talk for Birkbeck’s Teaching Day, ‘Using Panopto for Assessment’, December. Invited speaker.
    • 2016 Roundtable discussion at Birkbeck on science fiction, December. Invited speaker.
    • 2016 Talk for Institute of Contemporary Arts, ‘Exploration: Ruined Things’, May. Invited speaker.
    • 2015 Interviewed by Workers Educational Association, February. Invited speaker.
    • 2015 Roundtable discussion at Birkbeck on science fiction, May. Invited speaker.
    • 2015 Lecture for EMC's Dystopia, Speculative Fiction, ‘Future Fiction’, December. Invited speaker.