Dr Patrick Crogan

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  • Qualifications:Ph D., B.A. (Hons) University of Sydney
  • Position:Associate Professor of Digital Cultures
  • Department:ACE - Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Telephone:+4411732 84333
  • Email:Patrick.Crogan@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Originally from Australia, Patrick Crogan is a researcher who has worked at UWE since 2008, teaching on BA Hons Media Communications. He completed a doctorate at the University of Sydney and has taught at a number of institutions in Australia before coming to the UK.

Area of expertise

Automation and AI: Patrick was Automation Fellow for the AHRC's South West Creative Technologies Network(2019-20), and co-investigator on the AHRC's Automation Anxiety Research Network (2017-18). He works on military drone developments and the future of AI and automation in military and civilian circles. He is a collaborator and research lead on the I am Echoborg​ project, led by colleague and interactive experience designer, Rik Lander.

Video games and digital culture: His 2011 book critically examines what videogames can tell us about the relations between war and technoculture. 

He ran the Creative Territories AHRC Video games research network (2014-15). Its major report The Good Hubbing Guide is at http://creativeterritories.dcrc.org.uk​

Bernard Stiegler: Patrick is an expert on the work of  philosopher of technology and media, Bernard Stiegler, having written several pieces on his work’s relevance to film, media and cultural theory and translated some of his writings into English. He guest edited a special issue of Cultural Politics on Stiegler. He is working on a book about Stiegler's relevance to digital media and cultural studies.


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