Secretary of the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia
Eurovision, Australian and global migration, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, cultural studies, sport (esp. soccer), popular culture, Australian studies, gender studies.
Most Recent Research Outcomes:
"Richard White’s Inventing Australia: revisiting the invention forty years later." History Australia (2021), pp.1-12.
““It Really Makes You Feel Part of the World”: Transnational connection for Australian Eurovision audiences,” in Eurovision and Australia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under, eds Chris Hay and Jessica Carniel, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
“Nation Branding, Cultural Relations and Cultural Diplomacy at Eurovision: Between Australia and Europe”, in Eurovisions: identity and the international politics of the Eurovision Song Contest since 1956, eds Julie Kalman, Ben Wellings, and Keshia Jacotine, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
“This one loves that one: queerbaiting at the Eurovision Song Contest,” in Queerbaiting and Fandom, ed. Joseph Brennan, University of Iowa Press, 2019.