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Senior Professor of Communication and Media Studies, University of Wollongong

Sue Turnbull is Senior Professor of Communication and Media at the University of Wollongong and Acting Head of the School of the Arts, English and Media. Her publications include Media Audiences (Palgrave Macmillan 2020), The TV Crime Drama (Edinburgh University Press 2014) and Media and Communications in Australia with co-editor Stuart Cunningham (Allen and Unwin 2014). Sue is a Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council LInkage grant, Valuing Web Series as well as the sole Discovery project, Border Crossings: The Transnational Career of the TV Crime Drama (DP 160102510). She reviews crime fiction for the Fairfax press, is Chair of BAD the Sydney Crime Writers Festival and is a Life member of, and Ambassador for, Sisters in Crime, Australia. Sue is also on the Board of Screen Illawarra with a mission to make the region a hub for screen production.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Communication and Media Studies, University of Wollongong

Education

  • 1993 
    La Trobe University, Ph.D