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Catherine Wheatley

Lecturer in Film Studies, King's College London

Catherine was an undergraduate and postgraduate student at Oxford University, St John’s College, where she completed a BA Honours Degree in Modern and Medieval Languages, and a DPhil thesis on the films of Michael Haneke, Spectatorship and Ethics. In between she completed an MA in European Cinema at the University of Bath.

Prior to joining King’s Catherine worked as a Research Associate on a four-year AHRC project led by Dr Lucy Mazdon and based out of Southampton University, looking at the history of French cinema in Britain, and then as a Lecturer in Screen and Media Studies at the University of East London.

Currently, she is developing a book project on the the relationship between Christianity and contemporary film and film theory. She is also pursuing research into the depiction of animals on film.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Film Studies, King's College London