Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney

Qualifications: DipArtsVisual (CSA), BA (ANU), BA (Hons) (UNSW), GradDipVisArt (COFA), PhD (UNSW). After completing degrees in history and Indonesian studies, art theory and practice), and English and Spanish/Latin American Studies, Paul completed his doctorate at UNSW in the area of US Latina/o cultural and literary studies. Paul has published widely in the areas of Latina/o and transamerican cultural studies, postcolonial theory, sexuality studies, media studies, and literary and performance studies.

Paul is the author of Latino Dreams: Transcultural Traffic and the U.S. National Imaginary (Rodopi, 2002), and Key Terms in Latino/a Cultural and Literary Studies (Blackwell, 2007), and is co-editor (with Jo McCormack) of Exile Cultures, Misplaced Identities (Rodopi, 2008) and (with Elaine Jeffreys) of Celebrity Philanthropy (intellect, 2015). Paul is also the founding editor of the multilingual journal, PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies:

Research interests:

Latin@ studies.
Transcultural studies.
Animal studies, and (of course)


  • –present
    Associate professor, University of Technology Sydney


  • 2001 
    University of New South Wales, PhD Cultural Studies