About

Lauren Jane Barnett is a writer, academic, and lecturer who also leads guided horror walks in London

Her writing is on the cultural history of representing the dead and includes recent articles like “Beauty and Alienation in Medical Photography” in  Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine and a chapter in And Death Shall Have Dominion (2015). 

In addition to writing, Lauren puts her research to life through radio interviews and lectures across the UK, including the Princes Trust Institute and the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh.

Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Beta Kappa, she is also the recipient of two awards from her alma mater: The John Graham Award in Fine Arts and the Michael and Linda Gorman Award.

She is currently completing her book on British horror cinema, which you can preview through her guided walks through London’s horror hotspots.