Areas of expertise
Adorno, Critical Cosmopolitanism, Critical Theory, Digital Totalitarianism, left-Hegelianism, neo-Idealism, political theory, Rousseau, Social Theory
September 2017, University of Sussex, UK
I was respondent to Professor Lois McNay’s (Politics, Cambridge) paper: ‘Alessandro Ferrara’s theory of disclosing critique’.
November 2018, University of Cork, Ireland
I presented a paper on Erich Fromm’s theory of social pathology at the Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilisation conference.
April 2019, Ashoka University, Sonipat, India
I gave a lecture on my forthcoming paper on Adorno and Social Pathology to the Philosophy department.
July 2019, University of Wuppertal, Germany
I was an invited speaker at the Adorno Conference organised by Heinz Sünker.
November 2019, University of Brighton, UK
I was an invited speaker at the Critical Theory in (A Time of) Crisis Conference. I presented on Adorno and Social Pathology.
I have previously (2016-2019) worked as a Visiting Lecturer (VL), Associate Lecturer (AL) and Doctoral Tutor (DT) across 11 modules at the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. Immediately before starting at Brookes I was teaching on the MSc in Social Research Methods at the University of Sussex.
I was the academic lead for the Philosophy Widening Participation team at the University of Sussex, and have worked in various academic roles with Widening Participation since 2014.
I also enjoy distance learning and distance teaching - I completed my undergraduate degree with the Open University and have experience delivering lectures via Skype across modules.