Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn is a Lecturer in Film Studies and Contemporary American Literature at Manchester Metropolitan University. As an inter-disciplinary scholar with a background in History, Politics and American Studies, her work is largely rooted in socio-cultural, historical and Marxist approaches to Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Popular and Contemporary American Literature and Popular Cinema.
Sorcha has also published extensively on the Gothic and Horror Studies, and on the representation of monstrosity and subjectivity onscreen. She is the author and editor of numerous publications on popular Hollywood Cinema, Contemporary American politics onscreen and Vampire Studies. Other areas of expertise include Decade Studies (1970s-), American Studies, Screen Studies, and Popular Culture.