Media Centre


Dr Simone Natale

Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Artificial Intelligence, history of digital media, history of computing, media and the supernatural, social imaginaries of media and technology.


Dr Natale is an expert in the history of digital media and in technology's relationship with secular and spiritual beliefs. His current research examines the interactive and communicative dimension of AI, interrogating how humans perceive and react to communications with intelligence agents such as AI voice assistants.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Simone Natale . Bookings can also be made online at

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