Sukhmani Khorana

Senior Research Fellow, Western Sydney University

Sukhmani Khorana is a Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow at the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University. Previously, she was a Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at University of Wollongong. Sukhmani has published extensively on diasporic cultures, multi-platform refugee narratives, and the politics of empathy. She holds a current ARC Linkage grant (with the Museum of Victoria and The Australian Centre for the Moving Image) examining the role of television in the experience of migration to Australia. She is the author of 'The Tastes and Politics of Inter-Cultural Food in Australia' (RLI).

Experience

  • 2011–2012
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Film and Television, Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (CCCS) at University of Queensland

Education

  • 2010 
    University of Adelaide, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Migration, Cultural Diversity and Television: Reflecting Modern Australia
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Australia Research Council
  • 2013
    Gondwanalandings: Voices of the Emerging Indian Diaspora in Australia
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Australia India Council (DFAT)

Research Areas

  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)
  • Asian Cultural Studies (200202)
  • Screen And Media Culture (200212)
  • Multicultural, Intercultural And Cross Cultural Studies (200209)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)