Dr Keith Scott

Job: Senior Lecturer in English Language/Subject Leader, Languages

Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Humanities

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 255 6188

E: jklscott@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Dr Keith Scott is the Subject Leader for Languages at De Montfort University, where he teaches English Language at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is a member of the University's Cyber Security Centre, and his research interests lie in the following areas:

Corpus Linguistics
Influence and Persuasion, above all in an online setting
Information Warfare/Information Operations
Cyber Warfare
The history and sociocultural nature of 'Cyber'

He would welcome applications for PhD study in any of these areas.

Research group affiliations

Cyber Security Centre

Media, Culture and Technology

Key research outputs

2018: Potentium Project, ADF/UNSW, Canberra. The first iteration of an ongoing research group, examining online influence and its modelling within simulation and 'serious gaming'

Research interests/expertise

Corpus Linguistics
Influence and Persuasion, above all in an online setting
Information Warfare/Information Operations
Cyber Warfare
The history and sociocultural nature of 'Cyber'

Areas of teaching

Undergraduate and Postgraduate English Language and Linguistics (Pure and Applied)

Qualifications

BA English Literature and French, University of Oxford

PhD in French, University of Wales College of Cardiff

Courses taught

ELAN1003 Topics in Linguistics:Theory in Practice

ELAN2001 Sociolinguistics

ELAN3000 English Language Dissertation

ELAN3001 English Language in the Workplace

ELAN3013 Powerful Language : Rhetoric

ELAN3023 Perception, Persuasion, Power

Honours and awards

Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award

 

Membership of external committees

Organising Committee, European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security 2018

Organising Committee, European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security 2018

Key research outputs

Scott, K. (2015) "No Guru, No Method, No Teacher: "Grant Morrison" and GrantMorrisonTM". ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies, 8 (2), http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v8_2/scott/).

Scott, K. (2016) Dark Gnostics: Secrets, Mysteries, and OCCINT. SKEPSI, 7 (Summer 2016): pp. 15-28

Scott, K. (2016) Dissuasion, Disinformation, Dissonance: Complexity and Autocritique as Tools of Information Warfare. Journal of Information Warfare, 14 (4)

Scott, K. (2017) "We’re Doomed! – And Your Problem Is? How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Cyber Insecurity..". In: Mils, H. (ed), Cyber Security is a Socio-Technical Challenge: New Concepts and Practical Measures to Enhance Detection, Prevention and Response

Scott, K. (2017) English Apocalypses and Robot Skateboards: Warren Ellis’ Futures. In: The Future in Comics (eds Franco Allessandro-Ursini and Frank Bramlett): McFarland.

Scott, K. (2017). Phobic Cartography: a Human-Centred, Communicative Analysis of the Cyber Threat Landscape, in Proceedings of The European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, ECCWS2017. paper delivered at ECCWS2017, University College, Dublin, Jun 29  - 30, 2017.

'IW™?:  'Building Global Community', Facebook, and Cyber Security in
the post-Westphalian Age': in Proceedings of The International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, ICCWS2018 (International Conference on Cyber
Warfare and Security), Washington, March 2018.

Scott, K. (2018). "A Second Amendment for Cyber? - Possession, Prohibition and Personal Liberty for the Information Age". Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS2018). Reading: Academic Publishing International.

 

Current research students

Callum Coombe, PhD p/t, 1st Supervisor


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