Dr Victoria McCollum is a Lecturer in Cinematic Arts, in the School of Arts and Humanities, at Ulster University (Northern Ireland). Her most recent research examines how horror films, including some of its most transgressive subgenres, deal with memory, ideology, and the often competing claims of nationalism, American exceptionalism and cultural sorrow. She is the author of Post-9/11 Heartland Horror: Rural Horror Films in an Era of Urban Terrorism and is currently working on a new edited collection entitled, Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear.
Dr Giuliana Monteverde is a Lecturer in Media Studies, in the School of Communication and Media, at Ulster University (Northern Ireland). Her most recent research revolves around representations of complicity in contemporary feminist discourse, looking at, amongst others, Sheryl Sandberg, Miley Cyrus, and the Kardashian klan. Giuliana contributed a chapter to Complicity: Concepts and Case Studies (2016), and has published articles in The Journal of International Women’s Studies and Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty. She is currently working on an article for Gender, Work and Organization, and a book chapter on The Handmaid’s Tale.