Political Geographer, University of Exeter

Anna completed a PhD in Human Geography at the University of Exeter. Anna's research explores the propagation of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) in military, commercial, and civilian spheres, attending to a range of questions emergent in these distinct contexts. She is particularly interested in exploring the industries, institutions, and discourses that enable or subvert the proliferation of these technologies. Anna has published on her research in the journals Geographica Helvetica and Geojournal. She is on Twitter @ahjackman


  • 2017
    Book review: Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance , Antipode
  • 2016
    Rhetorics of possibility and inevitability in commercial drone tradescapes, Geographica Helvetica, 71
  • 2015
    3-D cinema: immersive media technology, GeoJournal, 80 (6)
  • 2014
    Book Review: The Ashgate Research Companion to Critical Geopolitics, Space and Polity,18 (3)

Professional Memberships

  • Postgraduate Fellowship of the Royal Geographical Society