Contributor: Kathleen Ellis

Kathleen Ellis

Lecturer Media Communications and Culture
Murdoch University

Dr Katie Ellis is a lecturer in Media and Communications at Murdoch University. Her research focuses on disability and the media extending across both representation and active possibilities for social inclusion. Her books include Disability and New Media (2011, with Mike Kent) and Disabling Diversity (2008) as well as the forthcoming Disability, Ageing and Obesity: Popular Media Identifications (2013, with Debbie Rodan & Pia Lebeck), andDisability and the Media (2013, with Gerard Goggin).