Matthew Leroy, MA

Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

Matthew Leroy was born in Sydney, Australia. After completing degrees in Communication Sciences and Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at the University of Vienna he is now a teacher and doctoral candidate at the Department of English and American Studies. His fields of research are migration, refugeeism, and cultural studies with a particular interest in Australian studies. He is working with academic, NGO and governmental organizations to investigate refugees in Europe and Australia as well as issues of mobility, both forced and restricted.

PhD Thesis:

Illegal or Inhumane? A Frame Analysis of Australian Print Media Representations Concerning Asylum Seekers from 2001-2014