Associate Lecturer in Literature & Philosophy and Marketing, Lancaster University

I am an Associate Lecturer and Researcher at Lancaster University. My interdisciplinary research covers a range of areas including robots, AI, war, military ethics and drones.

For more information, see my website www.mjryder.net. You can also listen to my podcast: www.inthezonepodcast.com.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Student Communications, Lancaster University
  • 2018–present
    Associate Lecturer, Lancaster University
  • 2014–2016
    Web Editor / IT Communications, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • 2011–2014
    Senior Writer / Journalist, EK Communications Ltd
  • 2010–2011
    Content Writer, ChangYou.com

Education

  • 2019 
    Lancaster University, PhD English Literature (pending)
  • 2014 
    Brunel University, MA English Literature (distinction)

Publications

  • 2019
    'The Final Frontier' (book chapter), Fuzzy Revolutions (pending)
  • 2019
    'War Stories' (book chapter), Fuzzy Revolutions (pending)
  • 2019
    ‘The Trouble with Joi’ (book chapter), Blade Runner 2049 and Philosophy
  • 2019
    ‘The Compliance Function: Microfascism and the Double Exclusion in Daniel Keyes’ Flowers for Algernon’, Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
  • 2018
    The Darkest Hour (novel),