dominic-win_20160425_085639Dominic Lennard is a writer and film scholar. He completed a PhD in English (specializing in film studies) in 2009 at the University of Tasmania, where he later coordinated a variety of courses, including Popular Fiction, Literary Theory, 19th Century British Literature, and several film studies courses.  He also coordinated the first-year English program at the University of Tasmania from mid-2010 until 2012. His teaching experience additionally includes sociology, television theory, and the role of music in the media.

He is the author of the book Bad Seeds and Holy Terrors: The Child Villains of Horror Film (State University of New York Press, 2014), several study guides for year 11/12 students, and regularly contributes chapters to edited collections on a variety of film-related topics (see Publications for more information). He is currently an Associate Lecturer in the University’s Pre-degree Programs, where he teaches writing, research and critical thinking. He lives with his naughty but charismatic dog, Ahab (pictured), in Hobart, Tasmania.