Catherine Driscoll is senior lecturer in Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney. She works in a range of fields, including cultural theory, online culture, modernity, rural studies, and youth culture. Her publications include Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (Columbia UP, 2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (UP of Florida, 2009). Forthcoming publications include Teen Film: A Critical Introduction (Berg, 2010), Broadcast Yourself: Intimacy, Presence and Community Online (with Melissa Gregg), and a book on Australian country girlhood. Other current projects include an Australia Research Council project on country towns.