A repository for ongoing research into a cultural history of higher space.
I am currently post-doctoral researcher on a collaborative project with the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction Literature examining ‘geek’ culture.
The book revised from my PhD research into ideas of n-dimensional space is currently under review with a university press. I was supervised at Birkbeck College by Steve Connor, who is now Grace 2 Professor of English at Cambridge. I have worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant on the BA in Arts and Humanities at Birkbeck, teaching courses on Methods in Cultural Studies and The Production of the Human, and have taught for The Brilliant Club, to whom I’d recommend all current PhD students. In 2008 I was an editorial intern on the online journal 19, produced under the aegis of the Centre for 19th Century Studies at Birkbeck.
In a previous life as a freelance journalist and editor I contributed frequently to Bizarre magazine, The Fortean Times and assorted lifestyle and contract magazines, and altogether less frequently to The Telegraph, The Guardian and Channel 4. I helped to edit some books and contracted as an online sub for The Telegraph and the Financial Times. I was once a human cannonball.
I blog about cultural enthusiasms outside my PhD field here.