Rich Lewis | Prescott College

Rich Lewis

Academic Statement

Richard has worked in Academic Libraries since 2004, and started working in the Prescott College Library in 2005. His expertise is in usability and research. He is currently on leave (since July 2016) pursuing his doctorate in Belgium. His research is interdisciplinary, based in philosophy of technology and media & communications. His focus is on how technology is converging with the human subject. His academic disciplines are based in postphenomenology and critical posthumanism.


Lewis, R. (2018). Hello Anthropocene, Goodbye Humanity: Reassessing Transhumanism Through Postphenomenology. Glimpse, 19.

Lewis, R. (2017). Turning Our Back on Art: A Postphenomenological Study of Museum Selfies. Kunstlicht, 38(4), 92-99.


Reterritorializing Photography in Social Media: Using Media Ecology, Postphenomenology, and Posthumanism to Enhance Media Literacy. Society for Phenomenology and Media, 14-16 March 2018, Akureyri, Iceland.

Appropriating Selfies on Facebook: A Postphenomenological Case Study in the Post-truth Era. Photomedia, 26-28 March 2018, Helsinki, Finland.

Embracing Complexity: Moving the Human Enhancement Debate Beyond Humanism. Beyond Humanism. 19-22 July 2017, Rome, Italy.                                                                             

Augmenting Museums with the Self(ie): A Postphenomenological Inquiry. Society for Philosophy and Technology. 14-17 June 2017, Darmstadt, Germany.      

Hello Anthropocene, Goodbye Humanity: Reassessing Transhumanism Through Postphenomenology. Society for Phenomenology and Media, 15-17 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium.