Journal Articles

"Just a game? Sport and psychoanalytic theory," (co-authored with J.S. Reynoso). Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. +Abstract

"'Best run club in the world': Manchester City fans and the legitimation of sportswashing?," (co-authored with C. Kearns et al.). International Review for the Sociology of Sport (2023). +Abstract

"'Let the tournament for the Woke begin!': Euro 2020 and the Reproduction of Cultural Marxist Conspiracies in Online Criticisms of the 'Take the Knee' Protest," (co-authored with T. Fletcher et al.). Ethnic and Racial Studies (2023). +Abstract

"Success in failure: from the destruction of the tragic to the self-negation of the comic." Crisis & Critique 10, no. 2 (2023): 30-54. +Abstract

"The dialectic of desire: AI chatbots and the desire not to know." Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society 28, no. 4 (2023): 607-618. +Abstract

"A Scoping Review of Research on Online Hate and Sport," (co-authored with C. Kearns et al.). Communication & Sport 11, no. 2 (2023): 1-29. +Abstract

"The electric mountaing bike as pharmakon: examining the problems and possibilities of an emerging technology," (co-authored with J. Cherrington). Mobilities 18, no. 6 (2023): 1000-1015. +Abstract

"'Love Thy Social Media!': Hysteria and the Interpassive Subject." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 24, no. 4 (2022): 1-10. +Abstract

"Posthuman to Inhuman: mHealth Technologies and the Digital Health Assemblage," (co-authored with J. Cherrington). Theory & Event 25, no. 4 (2022): 726-750. +Abstract

"A Hole that Does not Speak: Covid, Catastrophe and the Impossible." Philosophy World Democracy. May 28, 2022. +Abstract

"An Unnerving Otherness: English Nationalism and Rusedski’s Smile," (co-authored with R.J. Lake and T. Fletcher). Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society 26, no. 4 (2021): 452-472. +Abstract

"Slipping on Banana Skins and Falling Through Bars: 'True' Comedy and the Comic Character." Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies 3, no. 3 (2021): 110-121. +Abstract

"Sport and the 'National Thing': Exploring Sport’s Emotive Significance." Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics 24, no. 11 (2021): 1956-1970. +Abstract

"Temporal Ontology in Ecology: Developing an ecological awareness through time, temporality and the past-present parallax," (co-authored with J. Cherrington). Environmental Philosophy 18, no. 1 (2021): 41-63. +Abstract

"'A form of socially acceptable insanity': Love, Comedy and the Digital in Her." Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society 26, no.1 (2021): 25-45. +Abstract

"Retroactive causation and the temporal construction of news: contingency and necessity, content and form." Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory 22, no. 1 (2021): 44-59. +Abstract

"Football is 'the most important of the least important things': The Illusion of Sport and COVID-19." Leisure Sciences 43, no. 1/2 (2021): 97-103. +Abstract

"On Reflexive Racism: Disavowal, Deferment and the Lacanian Subject." Diacritics 48, no. 4 (2020): 76-101. +Abstract

"COVID-19: Approaching the In-Human." Contours: Journal of the SFU Humanities no. 10 (2020): 1-10. +Abstract

"'I Am (big) M(Other)': Lacan’s big Other and the Role of Cynicism in Grant Sputore’s I Am Mother." Free Associations: Psychoanalysis and Culture, Media, Groups, Politics no. 80 (2020): 121-131. +Abstract

"'Team GB' or 'Team Scotland'? Media representations of 'Britishness' and 'Scottishness' at London 2012 and Glasgow 2014," (co-authored with S. Whigham). Journalism 21, no. 10 (2020): 1450-1467. +Abstract

"Reflexivity or Orientation? Collective memories in the Australian, Canadian and New Zealand national press." Memory Studies 13, no. 4 (2020): 519-536. +Abstract

"COVID-19 and the Real Impossible." International Journal of Žižek Studies 14, no. 2 (2020): 1-22. +Abstract

"'Success in Britain comes with an awful lot of small print': Greg Rusedski and the precarious performance of national identity," (co-authored with T. Fletcher and R.J. Lake). Nations and Nationalism 20, no. 4 (2020): 1104-1123. +Abstract

"'Nature doesn’t care that we’re there': Re-Symbolizing Nature’s 'Natural' Contingency," (co-authored with J. Cherrington). International Journal of Žižek Studies 14, no. 1 (2020): 1-26. +Abstract

"'Running Away from the Taskscape': Ultramarathon Running as 'Dark Ecology'," (co-authored with J. Cherrington and N. Tiller). Annals of Leisure Research 23, no. 2 (2020): 243-263. +Abstract

"Mountain Bike Trail Building, 'Dirty' Work and a New Terrestrial Politics," (co-authored with J. Cherrington). World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research 76, no. 1 (2020): 39-61. +Abstract

"London 2012, Glasgow 2014 and athletes as political symbols – the precarious positioning of athletes within the evolving contemporary politics of the United Kingdom," (co-authored with S. Whigham). European Journal for Sport and Society 17, no. 1 (2020): 47-65. +Abstract

"Spectres of Nature in the Trail Building Assemblage," (co-authored with J. Cherrington). International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure 3, no. 1 (2020): 71-93. +Abstract

"'You ain’t gonna get away wit’ this, Django': Fantasy, fiction and subversion in Quentin Tarantino’s, Django Unchained." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 36, no. 7 (2019): 611-637. +Abstract

"Conviviality and Parallax in David Olusoga’s Black and British: A Forgotten History." European Journal of Cultural Studies 22, no. 5-6 (2019): 979-996. +Abstract

"Re-establishing the 'outsiders': English press coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup," (co-authored with B. Fielding-Lloyd). International Review for the Sociology of Sport 54, no. 3 (2019): 282-301. +Abstract

"From mood to movement: English nationalism, the European Union and taking back control." Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research 32, no. 2 (2019): 191-210. +Abstract

"The subjective and objective violence of terrorism: analysing 'British values' in newspaper coverage of the 2017 London Bridge attack." Critical Studies in Terrorism 12, no. 2 (2019): 228-249. +Abstract

"The United Kingdom and British Empire: A Figurational Approach." Rethinking History 22, no. 1 (2018): 3-24 +Abstract

"Glasgow 2014, the media and Scottish politics – the (post)imperial symbolism of the Commonwealth Games," (co-authored with S. Whigham). The British Journal of Politics and International Relations 20, no. 2 (2018): 360-378. +Abstract

"The Reification of Celebrity: Global Newspaper Coverage of the Death of David Bowie." International Review of Sociology 27, no. 1 (2017): 202-224. +Abstract

"Celebrating British multiculturalism, lamenting England/Britain’s past." Nations and Nationalism 22, no. 4 (2016): 786-802. +Abstract

"'As British as fish and chips': British newspaper representations of Mo Farah during the 2012 London Olympic Games." Media, Culture & Society 38, no. 7 (2016): 979-996. +Abstract

"'The Day the Flame Came to Town': The Olympic Flame, Symbol, Community and Commodification," (co-authored with J. Maguire and B. Darlington). Sociology of Sport Journal 32, no. 2 (2015): 117-139. +Abstract