PhD Candidate and Associate Tutor, Flinders University

Scott Macleod is currently a Ph.D. candidate and associate tutor in the Department of English, Creative Writing and Australian Studies at Flinders University, South Australia. His thesis examines the influence and transformation of the detective fiction genre in the postmodern works of Thomas Pynchon.
He has completed two commissioned book chapters about Thomas Pynchon's socio-political representations of California and participatory culture in the AMC television series, Breaking Bad.

Scott is also a Film and TV columnist for Killings (the Kill Your Darlings website) and has critical essays and reviews published in The Australian Book Review, Transnational Literature, and The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture.

Experience

  • 2009–present
    PhD Candidate and Associate Tutor, Flinders University

Education

  • 2009 
    Flinders University, Doctor of Philosophy / English Literature
  • 2008 
    Flinders University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / English Literature
  • 2007 
    Flinders University, Bachelor of Arts / English and Film Studies

Research Areas

  • Cultural Studies (2002)
  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)
  • Literary Studies (2005)