Lecturer in Humanities, University of Southern Queensland

Professional Memberships:

Secretary of the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia

Research Interests:

Eurovision, Australian and global migration, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, cultural studies, sport (esp. soccer), popular culture, Australian studies, gender studies.

Most Recent Research Outcomes:

"Welcome to Eurostralia: the strategic diversity of Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest", Continuum, vol. 31, no. 1 (2017), pp. 1-11.

"Better off dead?: the creative practice of reviving Ophelia", TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, vol. 36, pp. 1-11.

"Calvary or limbo? Articulating identity and citizenship in two Italian Australian autobiographical narratives of World War II internment", Queensland Review, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 20-34.


  • 2013–present
    Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland


  • 2006 
    University of Melbourne, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Cultural Studies Association of Australasia