Dr Ruth Richards is an Affiliate of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making & Society (ADM+S) from RMIT University. 

Dr Ruth Richards is a tutor and lecturer in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University. Her thesis explored the intersections of feminist materialist philosophy and animated bodies, and her research interests include histories of women in animation, feminist film and television studies, and dis-/misinformation in contemporary media. 

Ruth teaches undergraduate media studios exploring ADM and the everyday, and also teach media production and cinema studies.