Researcher Profiles

Associate Professor Benjamin McCann

Associate Professor in French Studies
Faculty of Arts

I completed my PhD in 1930s French Cinema at the University of Bristol. I am particularly interested in French 'Poetic Realist' cinema, the films of Marcel Carné and Julien Duvivier, set design and film decor, film adaptation, French horror films, and the audience reception of French films.

I am held the position of Head of French Studies since January 2016. I have been the Associate Dean of Student Experience for the Faculty of Arts since January 2012.

I am the current French Film editor for the Year's Work in Modern Language Studies.

Dr Virginie Masson

Faculty of the Professions

I have a general interest in Evolutionary Game Theory, Game Theory, Networks.

Dr Lisa Mansfield

Lecturer in Art History
Faculty of Arts

Lisa is an art historian specialising in Northern Renaissance art and visual culture. Her core area of research investigates the political agency and psychological mechanics of image-making practices in French and Netherlandish portrait traditions of the sixteenth century. She is particularly interested in representations of gender, age, and race and significance of physical appearance in the construction of identity.

Steven Mackie

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Dr Steve Mackie has ~40 years’ experience in the upstream petroleum industry functioning in both regional and field specific geoscience and engineering at both senior technical and executive levels. As well as working for multinationals and local explorers he has run his own successful consultancy. He has been forming, managing and developing asset teams, including virtual teams, associated with exploration and development for the last 20 years.

He holds a BSc (Macquarie), MBA (Uni SA) and PhD (Adelaide).

Edilene Lopes McInnes

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am a public health researcher with a background in journalism and public relations. I have professional experience organising communication activities in health promotion and public health area.
I am currently undertaking my PhD at the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide. My project title is "Designing and evaluating HTA public involvement processes: a complex systems adaptive systems approach".

David Lockett

Faculty of Arts

1. Recitals throughout Australia over a period of forty-five years with repertoire ranging from Bach through to the most recent contemporary works. Many of these performances have been broadcast nationally (some live-to-air) on ABC Classic FM.

Professor David Lemmings

Professor of History
Faculty of Arts

David Lemmings was born in London and educated at the Universities of Sussex, London and Oxford before coming to Australia as a Research Fellow of the University of Adelaide in 1987. He then moved to the University of Newcastle in 1990 where he became Head of the Department of History in 1998 and Associate Professor in History in 2000. In 2008, Professor Lemmings moved to the University of Adelaide where he is Professor of History and Leader of the 'Change' research program in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

David Lang

Faculty of Arts

David John Lang is a composer, writer and conductor. He is interested in telling stories through music, either in his own compositions or through his writing of concert program notes for other people's music. For his current research, he is exploring the capacity of "theme and variation" form to carry musical narratives in his own creative practice as a composer.

Mr Christopher Kemp

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Arts

Working on a PhD looking at Australian climate history over the past 100,000 years using ancient lake sediments from North Stradbroke island (Paleoliminology). My areas of interest are Palynology (Pollen Studies), Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dating (OSL) and Paleoclimatology. I have a background including metamorphic geology and GIS analysis.