Dr Kelly McWilliam

Dr Kelly McWilliamSchool of Humanities & Communication, University of Southern Queensland


Funded Research Projects

LP0884097 (2008-2011) Promoting youth wellbeing through participatory digital media (industry partners Inspire Foundation and Tallstoreez Productionz) ­ CI Prof Stuart Cunningham, CI A/Prof Robert King, CI A/Prof Judy Drennan, CI Dr Kelly McWilliam, PI Dr Jane Burns, PI Mr Carl Kuddell

LP0777006 (2007-2010) The uses of romance for new demographics and multimedia platforms (industry partner Harlequin Enterprises Australia) – CI Prof John Hartley, CI Dr Glen Thomas, PI Michelle LaForest, APDI Dr Kelly McWilliam

Current Research Interests

Representations of gender and sexuality in popular culture
Romance and romantic comedy genres (incl. romance as key paradigm in public discourse addressed to young women and girls)
Digital storytelling
Digital literacy