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Scholar in Media and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University

Dr Siobhan Lyons is a media scholar and casual lecturer in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, where she completed her doctoral dissertation in 2017. Her books include Ruin Porn and the Obsession with Decay (2018) and Death and the Machine: Intersections of Mortality and Robotics (2018). Her work has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Overland, Kill Your Darlings, New Philosopher, and Philosophy Now, among other publications. She was awarded a New Philosopher Writers' Award in 2017.


  • –present
    Tutor in Media and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University


  • 2017 
    Macquarie University, Doctor of Philosophy (Media and Cultural Studies)
  • 2012 
    Macquarie University, Bachelor of Media (Honours, I)