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Jury Professor of English and Language and Literature, University of Adelaide

My research concentrates on the interface between literature and other media, on the history of US literature, and on the ethical dimension of cinema.


  • 2020–present
    Jury Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Adelaide


  • 1998 
    Cambridge University, PhD
  • 1994 
    University of Sydney, MPhil
  • 1992 
    University of Sydney, BA (Hons)


  • 2019
    Todd Solondz, Northern Illinois University Press
  • 2017
    Faulkner's Media Romance, Oxford University Press
  • 2013
    Affirmations: of the modern, Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia
  • 2009
    Multimedia Modernism, Cambridge University Press
  • 2001
    Literature and Race in Los Angeles, Cambridge University Press


Fellow of the Academy of the Humanities in Australia