Sukhmani Khorana holds a PhD in film studies from the University of Adelaide. Her doctoral project involved a holistic study of diasporic cinema, as well as a manifestation of the same in the making of a documentary about Indian migrants. Her current research looks at cross-platform refugee narratives, diversity in film and television, a well as food in inter-cultural contexts.
With Prof Kate Darian-Smith and Prof Sue Turnbull, Sukhmani holds an ARC Linkage grant that is examining migration and television in Australian. She also has a forthcoming book on food and cosmopolitanism with Rowman and Littlefield International:
Sukhmani's teaching expertise spans global media, digital media, media ethics, qualitative research methods and intersectional cultural studies.
Specialties: Diaspora Theory and Practice, Transnational Film, Television News, Community and Ethnic Media, Food Media, Food Politics, Politics of Empathy, Refugee Media