Mia Harrison is a doctoral candidate in the Gender and Cultural Studies department at the
University of Sydney. Her research uses the pop culture figure of the zombie as a conceptual tool to
critically think about biomedical narratives about the body in the new biologies. She is a Research
Associate in the Digital Ethnography Research Centre and the Sydney Project Manager for the ARC funded research project Interfaith Childhoods led by Anna Hickey-Moody. Mia is passionate about public scholarship and cohosts two pop culture podcasts that make academic criticism accessible to public audiences: ‘Trope Watchers’ and ‘A Clash of Critics’ (www.tropewatchers.com). Mia has a background in tech, critical disability studies, and media production.