Kim Wilkins

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken 0349 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1093 Blindern 0317

Academic interests

  • film studies
  • television studies
  • cultural and national identity
  • indie cinema

Courses taught


My background is primarily film studies and English literature. To date my research has looked at American indie cinema, with a focus on the use of irony in relation to national and cultural identity. I have also taught and researched television studies. My current research looks at post-reunification Berlin screen cultures.


  • Dean's commendation for course teaching excellence 'Hollywood: Art, Industry, Entertainment' (Head Tutor), University of Sydney (2018)
  • Official Teaching Commendations, University of Sydney (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)
  • Dean's Citation for Excellence in Tutorials, FASS, University of Sydney (2015)
  • Australian American Association ANZASA Scholarship (2012)

  • US Embassy Australian American Association Conference Scholarship (2012)

Education and Positions held 

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oslo (2019-2023)
  • Sessional lecturer and tutor, University of Sydney, Australia (2013–2018) 
  • Sessional lecturer and course coordinator, University of Newcastle, Australia (2012 - 2019)
  • PhD candidate, University of Sydney, Australia (2011–2016)
  • Masters in English, University of Sydney, Australia (2010–2011)


Published June 11, 2019 2:11 PM - Last modified Sep. 10, 2019 7:23 PM