Andrew Cutting


  • PhD English (Birkbeck, University of London) 
  • MA Modern English Literature (Queen Mary College, University of London) 
  • BA English and Philosophy (University of Bristol) 
  • PG Cert Teaching and Learning (North London University) 


Senior lecturer for English Literature.

Andrew has been teaching on several courses at London Metropolitan University since 2000, including English Literature BA, Game Studies BA and Professional Writing MA. 

Andrew taught previously on arts and humanities foundation courses at the Open University, in Birkbeck’s Continuing Education programme and as an IT trainer in the School of Architecture at the University of Greenwich. He was also course leader for IT at Croydon College’s School of Art and Design.

Andrew has worked as a technical author, desktop publishing operator and IT trainer. He completed a portfolio course in fine art at City Lit.


Modules currently and recently taught: 

  • Genre Fiction
  • Romantics to Victorians
  • The Literature of Childhood
  • Book, Print, Hypertext
  • Dissertation supervision


  • Missions for Thoughtful Gamers (ETC Press, 2011)
  • Death in Henry James (Palgrave, 2005)


  • "Interiority, Affordances, and the Possibility of Adapting Henry James's 'The Turn of the Screw' as a Videogame", Adaptation 5: 2 (2012)
  • "Ashes in Orbit: Celestis Spaceflights and the Invention of Post-cremationist Afterlives", Techno-death: Technology, Death and the Cultural Imagination, Science as Culture Special Issue 18: 3 (2009)
  • (with Susie Andretta) "Information Literacy: A Plug-and-Play Approach", Libri 53: 3 (2007)
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