Portrait of Sue Turnbull

Sue Turnbull

Sue Turnbull is Professor of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Wollongong. Her research interests include media education, media audiences and television studies.

Sue’s recent publications include Remembering Television (2012), a book of essays co-edited with Professor Kate Darian-Smith, which considers the history of television in Australia; and Investigating Veronica Mars: Essays on the Teen Detective Series (McFarland 2011) co-edited with Professor Rhonda Wilcox.

Sue is a frequent media commentator and is crime fiction reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald. She is a past judge of the Age Book of the Year and the Victorian Premier’s Literary awards. Since 1992, Sue has been a co-convenor of the influential network, Sisters in Crime Australia, which has done much to promote women’s crime writing in this country.

Sue’s most recent book on the television crime drama will be published by Edinburgh University Press in December 2013.