Professor Sarah Dillon

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Professor of Literature and the Public Humanities, University of Cambridge

Sarah Dillon is Professor of Literature and the Public Humanities in the Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge. Her most recent books are 'Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning' (2021, with Claire Craig) and 'AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking About Intelligent Machines' (2020, co-ed).

From 2020-2021 she was co-Principal Investigator of the Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar, 'Histories of Artificial Intelligence: A Genealogy of Power', and has published reports on 'Portrayals and Perceptions of AI and Why They Matter', and 'AI and Gender: 5 Proposals for Future Research'. She is General Editor of the Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays book series, and works regularly as an arts broadcaster for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4.