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Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies, Monash University

Claire has a background in cultural studies and cinema studies, and holds a BA (Hons) and PhD from Monash University.

Her PhD research on American commercial-independent filmmaking is to be published as the book American Smart Cinema (Edinburgh UP, 2011) and her interest in film serialization and reception is reflected in her co-editor roles on the forthcoming collections Film Trilogies: New Critical Approaches (Palgrave Macmillan) and B for Bad Cinema: Aesthetics, Politics, and Cultural Value (Wayne State UP). Her research has also appeared in the international journals The Velvet Light Trap, Cinemascope and Rhizomes.


  • –present
    Assistant Lecturer in Film and Television Studies , Monash University