Secretary of the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia
Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (member)
Australian and global migration, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, cultural studies, sport (esp. soccer), popular culture, Australian studies, Eurovision, gender studies.
Most Recent Research Outcomes:
"Skirting the issue: finding queer and geopolitical belonging at the Eurovision Song Contest," Contemporary Southeastern Europe, vol. 2, no. 1 (2015), pp. 136-154.
Review of Tony Bennett (ed.), Challenging (the) humanities, (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2013), Queensland Review, vol. 21, no. 2 (December 2014), pp. 235-236.
“Of Nerds and Men: Dimensions and Discourses of Masculinity in Nerds FC,” in The Sports Documentary: Critical Essays, eds Zachary Inglis and David Sutera, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013.
“In the spirit of reconciliation: migrating spirits and Australian postcolonial multiculturalism in Hoa Pham’s Vixen,” in Spectral Identities: Ghosting in Literature and Film, eds Melanie Anderson and Lisa Sloan, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2013.