Dr James Burton

Staff details

Position Lecturer in Cultural Studies and Cultural History
Email j.burton (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7717 2096
Dr James Burton

James Burton is Lecturer in Cultural Studies and Cultural History.  His research interests include cultural theory, science fiction, posthumanism, process philosophy, ecology and theories of fiction.  He is author of 'The Philosoply of Science Fiction: Henri Bergson and the Fabulations of Philip.K.Dick' and associate editor, alongside Erich Hörl, of 'General Ecology: The New Ecological Paradigm', (2017) a collection of theoretical essays on the contemporary imbrication of  different kinds of ecology.


Arts and Cultural Theory (BA); Global Cultural Politics (BA); Cultural Studies and Capitalism (MA)

Areas of Supervision

Proposals are particularly welcome for theoretically-orientated critical research projects in the following and related areas:

- Posthumansim

- Ecology

- Science Fiction and culture

- Literature and Philosophy

- Concepts and cultural forms of fiction