Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Ph.D., is a professor of popular culture at Auckland University of Technology, where she is also director of the Popular Culture Research Centre. Her research interests lie at the intersection of popular media and cultural history. She has published widely in these areas, including multiple monographs and edited collections. Her works include (among others) Consuming Gothic: Food and Horror in Film (Palgrave, 2017), The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature (Routledge, 2014), The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food (edited with Donna Lee Brien, Routledge, 2018) and Gothic Afterlives: Reincarnations of Horror in Film and Popular Media (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019). She recently completed her latest monograph, entitled Insidious Matters: A Cultural History of Poison (Reaktion, forthcoming 2021).
Contact: Popular Culture Research Centre, Te Ara Poutama, 55 Wellesley Street West, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.