Publications

“At Home with the Weird: Dark Eco-Discourse in Tanis and Welcome to Night Vale.”

This article argues for the dark-ecological podcast, characterised by emergent aesthetics of uncanniness, pervasive anxiety, bodily permeability, and a complex relationship to the ‘local,’ all explored with dark ecology in mind. 

Revenant: Critical and Cultural Studies of the Supernatural, special issue on Multiplatform Horror [forthcoming]. 

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“Chaotics and the Post-digital in Ciaran Carson’s Exchange Place.”

Some textual strategies in contemporary writing indicate a changing relationship between informational and material structures. This paper explores these in the work of Belfast writer Ciaran Carson, suggesting that informational networks are allowing personhood to take new forms with chaotic, complex dynamics.

Textual Practice 31, no. 7 (2017): 1417-1434

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"A Transmedia Topology of Making a Murderer."

This article constructs a transmedia topology of Making a Murderer, mapping ecologies of interaction, participation and creation between text and audience, to trace the thresholds of the transmedial text and investigate new approaches to analysing nonfiction transmedia. Note: This article is currently being translated into Spanish for an anthology on American television, by researchers at the National University in Mexico.

VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture 5, no. 10 (2016): 124-139. 

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“Online Engagement for Sustainable Energy Projects: a Systematic Review and Framework for Integration.”

How can sustainable energy projects increase engagement from consumers using interactive media communications? To answer this complex question, the authors conducted a systematic literature review, synthesising findings across planning, energy, marketing, policy, and interactive media to identify challenges for engagement, and emergent solutions, for engaging consumers with sustainable energy.

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2015): pp. 1611-1621. 

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