Professor Jane Stadler

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Personal details


  • Doctor of Philosopy (Murdoch University)

Professional memberships and associations

Editorial Board: Projections: Journal of Movies and Mind, 2018–

Editorial Board: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 2015–

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Register of Experts, 2012–

Treasurer: Screen Studies Association of Australia & Aotearoa/New Zealand, 2011–2015

Australian Research Council – Discovery, Linkage, DECRA, Laureate grant assessor, 2011–

Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image – member, 2017–

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies – member, 2014–

Society for Cinema and Media Studies – member, 2013–


Teaching Awards:

Australian Learning and Teaching Council National Award for Teaching Excellence (2011)

University of Queensland Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (2008)

Faculty of Arts Teaching Excellence Award, University of Queensland (2008)

Merit Award for Distinguished Teachers, University of Cape Town (2005)

Merit Award for Distinguished Teachers, University of Cape Town (2004)

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award (2000)


Postgraduate Research Training: I have supervised 22 PhDs and 4 MPhil/MFA students to completion and I currently welcome applications to supervise PhD candidates in film, television, and digital media. In addition to 26 HDR completions, I have examined 14 PhDs, 7 Masters theses, and 18 honours theses.

QUT: I do not currently have a teaching role at QUT.

Hong Kong Baptist University: PhD Masterclass on Academic Publishing Strategy; advanced undergraduate seminar on Analysing Film and Television: The Cultural Politics of Style (2019).

The University of Queensland: Advanced Research Methods, Postgraduate Publication Seminar, Postgraduate Conference Organisation, Everyday Cultures Honours Seminar, Discipline Specific Research Methods Honours Seminar, Introduction to Film and Television Studies, Film Movements and Genres, Advanced Film and Television, Critical Concepts in Film and Television, Independent Media Research, Recent Approaches to Film and Television. Guest lectures in: Television and Popular Culture, Australian Cinema, Australian Popular Culture, New Media: Ideas and Uses, Contemporary Literature, Postcolonial Literature.

University of Cape Town: Current Issues in Media Theory; Writing and Editing for the Media; Advanced Film Analysis; Media in South Africa; Media and Society; Analysing Film and Television; Film Narrative; Senior Research Project; Media and Political Communication; Horror and Science Fiction Films; Foundation Production Skills; Screen Media Production; Cinema, Identity and Identification; Honours: History and Theory of Narrative Film; MPhil HIV/AIDS; MA: Media Internship; MFA Theory; Anthropology of Film and Media;  Media, Power and Culture.

Murdoch University: Mass Communication One; Screen Production One; Professional Placement in Media; Introduction to Screen Studies; Screen Texts ; Introduction to Philosophy; Television and Popular Culture; Media Audiences; Children and the Media; Sexuality and Culture; Writing for the Media; Animal and Human Bioethics; Culture and Everyday Life and Writing for the Media.

Edith Cowan University: Writing for the Media, Reading Media Texts, Ethics and Practical Reasoning.

Curtin University: Film Analysis.


Selected publications

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