Department of Gender and Cultural Studies Academic Staff

  • Dr Fiona Allon
    Cultures of 'home' and everyday life; space, place and identity; suburban and urban cultures; popular culture; mobility, travel and the cultural dimensions of globalisation
  • Dr Ruth Barcan
    Nudity and nudism; feminist cultural studies approaches to the body; alternative therapies and New Age practices; pedagogy
  • Dr Prudence Black
    Women and work; modernity and modernism; fashion and design; corporate culture; aviation and transport
  • Associate Professor Catherine Driscoll
    Modernity and modernism; cultural theory, especially Deleuze, Foucault, pragmatism, phenomenology; popular culture and popular genres; online culture, especially fan cultures and gaming; rural studies, especially with a focus on youth; girlhood and girl culture
  • Dr Jennifer Germon
    Gender; social justice; embodiment; medical ethics; violence; transgression; sexuality studies
  • Dr Vicki Grieves
    Indigenous knowledge production, Aboriginal philosophy, Aboriginal family - race and gender, mixed-race families
  • Associate Professor Tess Lea
    Human/other animal relations; conceptualizations of the anthropocene; cultures of audit and the anthropology policy; development theory; the tactics of post-colonial power and liberal settler governance; institutional ethnography; urban and regional research
  • Associate Professor Natalya Lusty
    Modernism; contemporary visual culture; aesthetics of violence; censorship and media harm; fashion culture; cultural studies
  • Professor Meaghan Morris
    Film and media historiographies; local and national cultures in globalisation; Australian and Asian-Pacific popular culture; public cultures and institutions after 'privatisation'
  • Dr Jane Park
    Film and popular media; Race, ethnicity and multiculturalism; Aesthetics and ethics; Postcolonial theory; Diaspora and transnationalism
  • Professor Elspeth Probyn
    Spatial theory; hybrid geographies; gender; sexuality and cultural studies; food consumption and production; theories of embodiment; social science methodologies
  • Dr Fiona Probyn-Rapsey
    Human Animal Studies; Critical race studies; postcolonialism
  • Associate Professor Kane Race
    Gender and sexuality; popular culture and consumption; sociology of health and biomedicine; Foucault’s ethics; biopolitics; citizenship; social policy; body technologies; queer theory
  • Dr Guy Redden
    Culture and economy; consumer culture; alternative cultures (including online); religion; lifestyle television; intercultural studies; cultural theory
  • Dr Anthea Taylor
    Gender and popular culture; celebrity; popular feminism; postfeminism; reality television; new media; fandom; feminist literary and cultural theory; popular fiction; literary reception; cultural policy
  • Associate Professor Lee Wallace
    Queer theory; lesbian and gay studies; feminist theory; colonial and postcolonial discourse; cultural studies; cinema studies.