Residents

John Troyer

Centre for Death and Society at the University of Bath

Dr. John Troyer is the Director of the Centre for Death and Society at the University of Bath. His interdisciplinary research focuses on contemporary memorialization practices, postmortem bioethics, and the dead body’s…


John Troyer

John Troyer, Centre for Death and Society Director

Dr. John Troyer is the Director of the Centre for Death and Society at the University of Bath. His interdisciplinary research focuses on contemporary memorialization practices, postmortem bioethics, and the dead body’s relationship with technology. Dr. Troyer is also a theatre director and installation artist with extensive experience in site-specific performance across the United States and Europe. He is a co-founder of the Death Reference Desk website, the Future Cemetery Project and a frequent commentator for the BBC. His book 'Technologies of the Human Corpse' will be published by MIT Press in 2018. His father, Ron Troyer, is an American Funeral Director.

Twitter: @DeathRef and @FutureCemetery