Therese Davis is head of the Film and TV Studies program at Monash University. She is particularly interested in questions of spectatorship – the politics and pleasures of film and television viewing. This interest has led to research in Australian national cinema, gender and race in film and television, theories of collaboration and cross-cultural exchange in film, Australian Indigenous media and women’s filmmaking. Dr Davis is the co-author of the widely referenced Australian Cinema After Mabo (CUP, 2004). She is also the author of The Face on the Screen: Death, Recognition and Spectatorship (Intellect, 2004).