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Lecturer in Screenwriting, The University of Melbourne

Dr Radha O'Meara is Lecturer in Screenwriting in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She has studied in Australia, the USA and Germany and taught at universities in Australia and New Zealand. Radha teaches subjects Writing for Screen, Advanced Screenwriting and Serial Storytelling.

Radha has created fiction and non-fiction for film, video, graphic novel and new media. Her critical research concentrates on serial narrative in contemporary film and television. She co-edited 'TV Transformations & Transgressive Women: From Prisoner: Cell Block H to Wentworth' (Peter Lang 2022). She has published on soap operas, superheroes and cat videos.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Screenwriting, University of Melbourne


  • 2012 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD