Associate Professor, Global Studies, RMIT University

Julian CH Lee is Associate Professor of Global Studies in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University. He has conducted research in Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia with interests including civil society, globalisation, gender and sexuality, and monstrophy (aka monster studies). His most recent book is the co-authored open-access publication 'Monsters of Modernity: Global Icons for our Critical Condition' (2019). Previous sole-authored books include 'Women's Activism in Malaysia' (2018) and 'Policing Sexuality' (2011). He is also the editor of the volume 'Narratives of Globalization' (2016) and co-editor of 'Punk, Monks and Politics: Authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia' (2016). His short documentaries include 'For Japan, Our Sister' (2014), 'Be a Superhero' (2016) and 'Caring at a Distance' (2016).

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Associate Professor, Global Studies, RMIT University
  • 2015–2018
    Senior Lecturer in Global Studies, RMIT University

Education

  • 2007 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD / Anthropology
  • 2001 
    The University of Melbourne, BSc
  • 2001 
    The University of Melbourne, BA (Hons)

Publications

  • 2019
    Monsters of Modernity: Global Icons for our Critical Condition, Kismet Press
  • 2018
    Women's Activism in Malaysia: Voices and Insights, Palgrave
  • 2016
    Punks, Monks and Politics: Authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, Rowman & Littlefield International
  • 2011
    Policing Sexuality: Sex, Society, and the State, Zed Books

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Anthropological Society
  • Asian Studies Association of Australia