Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Social Analysis, Western Sydney University

Dr Chris Fleming is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and a Member of the Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. His most recent book is "Modern Conspiracy: The Importance of Being Paranoid" (London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014), co-authored with Emma A. Jane.


  • 2001–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Western Sydney


  • 2000 
    University of Western Sydney, PhD
  • 1994 
    University of New South Wales, BA BEd (Hons)


  • 2014
    Modern Conspiracy: The Importance of Being Paranoid, London and New York: Bloomsbury
  • 2014
    Rene Girard and Sacrifice in Life, Love, and Literature, London and New York: Bloomsbury
  • 2012
    Violence, Desire and the Sacred: Girard's Mimetic Theory Across the Disciplines, New York: Continuum
  • 2004
    Rene Girard: Violence and Mimesis, Cambridge: Polity