Biography

  • Dr Simon Cooper joined SAMSS in 2000 after teaching at Monash Clayton and Victoria University. He is on the editorial board of Arena Journal and contributes a regular column to Arena Magazine. 

    Expert media commentary

    • 2013 ‘Torture at the Movies’ ABC Radio National, Saturday Extra, 23rd Feb
    • 2010 “Knowledge Economy at what Cost?” The Age February 15
    • 2008 ‘Are the Universities in Crisis’, public discussion sponsored by Arena, the Association for the Public University and the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy. Speakers Simon Cooper and Paul Mees.
    • 2008  ABC Radio National  Book Show 5 February 2008 – William Gibson’s Spook Country (review)
    • 2008  ABC Radio National  Book Show 9 October 2007 – The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen (review).