Elspeth Probyn

Elspeth Probyn has taught media studies, sociology, and literature in Canada and the US, and is now the Professor of Gender & Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney. She has held several prestigious visiting appointments, including the Mellon Distinguished Scholar, The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Honorary Professor, Albert Schweitzer International University, Geneva, and Visiting Scholar at the Rockefeller Bellagio Centre. In 2002 she was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and in 2011 she was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences. She serves on the editorial boards of seventeen international journals across the fields of geography, cultural theory, media, cultural and gender studies, and the sociology of agriculture.