Experience

Positions

  • 2020–present: Research Associate, UNSW (Centre for Social Research in Health)
  • 2020: Teaching Fellow, The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)
  • 2017–2019: Research Associate for “Interfaith Childhoods,” RMIT University (The Digital Ethnography Research Centre)
  • 2017: Research Associate for “Interfaith Childhoods,” The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)

Public Scholarship

Teaching Experience

Units of Study
  • 2020 – Screen Cultures and Gender: Film to Apps, The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)
  • 2019–2020: Introduction to Gender Studies, The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)
  • 2018–2019: Foundations in International Studies, The University of Technology Sydney (The School of International Studies)
Modules with Units of Study
  • 2017–2019: Research & Enquiry 2B: Communication and Engagement, The University of Sydney (Sydney School of Veterinary Science)
Invited Lectures
  • 2020: “Media Fandom” (in Screen Cultures and Gender: Film to Apps), The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)
  • 2020: “Fans/Girl” (in Youth and Youth Culture), The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)
  • 2019: “Communication and Engagement 1: Science Communication” (in Research & Enquiry 2B), The University of Sydney (Sydney School of Veterinary Science)
  • 2019: “Disability in Game of Thrones” (in Introduction to Gender Studies), The University of Sydney (The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)

Conference Presentations

  • 2019: “Zombies and Affective Healing in the Heterogeneous Body,” CSAA Conference 2019: Cultural Transformations, University of Queensland, Brisbane. December 4–6.
  • 2019: “Affective Labour and Ethnography of Religion,” 2019 TASA Conference: Diversity & Urban Growth, Western Sydney University, Parramatta. November 25–28.
  • 2019: “Heterogeneous Embodiment and the Chimaeric Zombie,” Embodying Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Lancaster University, UK. August 8–10.
  • 2019: “The Chimaeric Zombie: Exploring Heterogeneous Embodiment Through Microchimaerism and Zombies,” Theorizing Zombiism: Toward a Critical Theory Framework, University College Dublin. July 25–27.
  • 2018: “Frankenstein’s Chimera: Troubling Binaries in Foetomaternal Microchimaerism,” Quite Frankly: It’s a Monster Conference, University of Western Australia, October 18–19.
  • 2018: “Feminist and Materialist Embodiment in Human-Made Genetic Chimaerism,” Frankenstein 2018: two hundred years of monsters, Australian National University, Canberra. September 12‐15.
  • 2018: “A Manifesto for Zombies: Undead Organs and the Ethics of Organ Transplantation,” Imagineers in Circus and Science: Scientific Knowledge and Creative Imagination, Australian National University, Canberra. April 3–5.

Awards

  • 2020: FASS Dean’s Citation for Excellence in Tutorials, The University of Sydney (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • 2020: FASS Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship, The University of Sydney (School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry)

Education

  • 2016–2020: Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney (Department of Gender and Cultural Studies)
    • “Using zombies in the critical medical humanities: a transdisciplinary methodology for the development of ethical thinking and feeling
    • Supervisor: Associate Professor Ruth Barcan
    • Associate Supervisor: Dr Anthea Taylor
  • 2015: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Communication awarded First Class Honours, The University of Technology, Sydney
    • “‘A Giant Come Among Us’: Disability in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire
    • Supervisor: Dr Julie Robert
  • 2010–2014: Bachelor of Arts in Communication, The University of Technology, Sydney
    • Major: Media Arts and Production
    • Submajor: Film Studies
  • 2010–2014: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, The University of Technology, Sydney
    • Major: France
  • 2013: International Study (as part of BA in International Studies), Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne