Researcher biography

Graeme Turner is one of the founding figures in media and cultural studies in Australia, and a leading figure internationally. He has published 23 books with international publishers, his work has been translated into 9 languages, and many of his books have gone into multiple editions. A former ARC Federation Fellow, a past President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the founding Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (2000-2012), his most recent projects have been focused on television and new media, and the formation of national communities. His most recent publications include (with Anna Cristina Pertierra) Locating Television: Zones of Consumption (Routledge, 2013), What's Become of Cultural Studies? (Sage, 2012), Ordinary People and the Media: The Demotic Turn (S(Sage, 2010), and (with Jinna Tay) Television Studies after TV: Understanding television in the post-broadcast era (Routledge, 2009). He is an Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies..