Resume

 

Academic Experience

 
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2016-2020
PhD Candidate

University of Sheffield
Department of English
Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies

2015
Masters

Biblical Studies Research
University of Sheffield
Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies

2013
BA (Hons, First Class­)

Religion, Theology and the Bible
University of Sheffield
Department of Biblical Studies

 

Recent Professional Experience

2018
Victoria & Albert Museum
Research Assistant – Design / Play / Disrupt Exhibition

As part of my PhD I worked on placement with the V&A, reporting directly to video games curator Marie Foulston as she worked on the ‘Video Games: Design / Play / Disrupt’ exhibition (2018-2019). I assisted with copywriting the accompanying printed edition Videogames, contributing to the exhibitions’ curatorial design via research as well as participating in consultancy meetings with design and curation teams.

2013-2016
Showroom Cinema
Front of House – Customer Service Assistant

In my position as permanent CSA at Showroom Cinema I was put in charge of Front of House customer service for multiple international events such as Doc Fest, Celluloid Screams, The Children’s Media Conference and SHAFF. My duties included audience care and monitoring, training new CSAs, liaising with projectionists and other technical team members, event organisation and running.

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Recently Published Works

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2019

Press Start Journal Vol 5 No 2
Walking Simulators Special Issue
Guest Editor alongside Dr Esther Wright

2018

PC Gamer (UK Print Edition), March
“Religion and Belief in the Witcher 3”

Feature article

PC Gamer (UK Print Edition), September
“Arise My Champions”

Mini-feature article


Monetary Awards & Scholarships

2016 - 2019

  • AHRC White Rose College of Arts & Humanities Doctoral Studentship,
    University of Sheffield.

2015

  • Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme,
    University of Sheffield.

  • Henry Stephenson Trust Scholarship Award

  • Bible Society Award for Best Dissertation

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