Lauren is an Edinburgh-based writer and lecturer specialising in the dead body in visual culture. She has been published in a variety of academic journals, from hArts & Minds to the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine. She has also done work with Mortality, Grove Art Dictionary and was a consultant on The Corpse Project.
She has contributed to And Death Shall Have Dominion (2015) and the upcoming Foucauldian and Lacanian Approaches to the Body (2020). Her book on British Horror Cinema is coming out in 2021 with Strange Attractor.