James Sweeting is a PhD student with Transtechnology Research investigating the hauntological form of videogames. This is supported via an understanding of nostalgia present across the medium itself and the relationship the industry has with the past.
He is the Programme Leader for MA Game Design in i-DAT and a lecturer in Game Studies. Also teaches on BA Game Arts and Design and BA Digital Media Design (Games Design) in partnership with Nanjing University of the Arts.
In addition, he is an Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, having attained recognition for meeting the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education.
Also provides book reviews for Leonardo. With work having appeared in the main academic journal.
Graduated with an MA in War Studies from King’s College London and a BSc (Hons) in International Politics from City, University of London.