Tyler Shores is a writer and received his Master’s Degree from the University of Oxford, where his research included the impact of ebooks and digital technology on literature and printed books. His other research interests include — literature and the experience of reading in relation to philosophy, psychology, cultural studies, and sociology.
Tyler received his B.A. in English and Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley where he created and for six semesters taught a course on The Simpsons and Philosophy. He is a contributor to the Blackwell Popular Culture and Philosophy book series – including Heroes and Philosophy, Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy, Arrested Development and Philosophy, 30 Rock and Philosophy, Inception and Philosophy, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy. He has also contributed to The Oxonian Review, a literary publication based in the University of Oxford.
Tyler has worked at Google as part of Authors@Google, one of the world’s most successful online lecture series. He has also worked as a project director on digital textbooks in the field of nonprofit education.