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Reader in Social Sciences, Cardiff University

My current research explores social robotics with attention to social psychological and philosophical issues. Past and ongoing work has centred on Jungian, dialogical and social constructionist approaches to self and identity.


  • 1997–present
    Reader in Social Sciences, Cardiff University


  • 1996 
    Cardiff University, PhD


  • 2018
    Concerning the apperception of robot-assisted childcare, Philosophy & technology
  • 2017
    Archaic man meets a marvellous automaton:posthumanism, social robots, archetypes., Journal of Analytical Psychology 62(3), pp. 338-355
  • 2017
    What makes a robot 'social'?, Social Studies of Science 47(4), pp. 556-579
  • 2015
    Personhood and Social Robotics, Routledge
  • 2007
    Jung, Psychology, Postmodernity, Routledge