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Dr John Troyer Dr John Troyer - Senior Lecturer

John is a senior lecturer in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences with research interests in the social and technological control of the dead body.


  • The social and technological control of the dead body in both time and space vis-à-vis mechanical manipulation of human biology
  • The legal, scientific and medical protocols that determine social policies, for example, those which pronounce a time of death for human beings
  • The illicit, global trade in human tissues and body parts
  • Aesthetics and death

This person is unavailable to supervise research degree projects


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John held a position at Ohio State University before moving to the University of Bath in 2008.


John holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota in the US.