Dr Matthew Sini researches self-expression and audiences across film, television, and digital media. He is currently writing a book on social media outrage, and co-editing a collection of essays on true crime media.

Outside of academia, he has also written film and TV criticism, book reviews, short fiction, essays and opinion pieces for various publications, including Overland, the ABC, Meanjin, and Crikey.


  • 2019–present
    Lecturer, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • 2014–present
    Lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • 2008–2013
    Adjunct associate, University of Queensland


  • 2013 
    University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy

Research Areas

  • Media Studies (200104)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • Visual Cultures (190104)
  • Hermeneutic And Critical Theory (220307)
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies (200102)
  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)