Rachael is a scholar in the fields of digital culture, communication and social analysis. Rachael’s academic research is interdisciplinary and interested in the impact and influence of new media upon our social and cultural dimensions, specifically the intersection of technology and the body, health and surveillance.
Rachael gained her Ph.D. from the department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King’s College London. Her thesis examined the use of self-tracking technologies and social media in self-representations and management of health. Rachael has a BA (Hons) with a First Class in Media and Communication Studies (2010), and a MA with Distinction in Creative Media from the University of Brighton (2014).