Psychology and the Moving Image International (PAMII)

Terrie Waddell

Terrie Waddell
Terrie Waddell
Terrie Waddell

Terrie Waddell (PhD) is an Associate Professor of Media: Screen and Sound at La Trobe University (Australia). She lectures and researches on the relationship between screen media, literature, gender, popular culture and psychology.


Waddell, T & Huskinson, L. Eds (2015). Eavesdropping: The Psychotherapist in Film and Television. London: Routledge.

Waddell, T. (2010). Wild/lives: Trickster, Place and Liminality on Screen, London and New York: Routledge.

Waddell, T. (2006). Mis/takes: Archetype, Myth and Identity in Screen Fiction, London and New York: Routledge.

Waddell, T. & Rattigan, A. Eds. (2004). Lounge Critic: The Couch Theorist’s Companion. Melbourne: ACMI.

Waddell, T. Ed. (2003). Cultural Expressions of Evil and Wickedness: Wrath, Sex, Crime. Amsterdam: Rodopi.


Chapters in Books

Waddell, T. (2015.) Shrink Wrapped Television. In T. Waddell & L. Huskinson (Eds.), Eavesdropping: The Psychotherapist in Film and Television. London: Routledge.

Waddell, T. (2015) Transitional Fantasies of Masculinity. In L. Hockley & N. Fadina, The Happiness Illusion, London: Routledge.

Waddell, T. (2012). Lars von Trier’s Anti Christ and the Australian ‘lost child’ complex: Love, Loss and emotional indulgence. In K. Ritzenhoff & K. Randall (Eds.), Screening the Dark Side of Love: From Euro-Horror to American Cinema (pp. 33-46). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Waddell, T. (2011).  The Rapture of ‘Girlshine’: Land, Sacrifice, and Disavowal, in Australian Cinema. In C. San Roque, A. Dowd, & D. Tacey (Eds.), Placing Psyche: Exploring Cultural Complexes in Australia (pp. 74-91). New Orleans, LA: Spring Publications.

Waddell, T. (2011). Navel Gazing: Introversion/Extraversion and Australian Cinema.  In L. Hockley & C. Hauke (Eds.), Jung and Film ll: The Return (pp. 285-301). London: Routledge.

Waddell, T. (2011). House’s Caduceus Crutch. In L. Gardner & L. Hockley (Eds.), House The Wounded Healer on Television (pp. 59-74). London: Routledge.

Waddell, T. (2004). Bali: Cashing In On Human Interest. In D. E Keen & P. Rossi Keen (Eds.), Considering Evil and Human Wickedness (pp. 43-50). Oxford: Inter-disciplinary Press, 3.

Waddell, T. (2003). The Female/Feline Morph: Myth, Media, Sex and the Bestial. In T. Waddell (Ed.), Cultural Expressions of Evil and Wickedness: Wrath, Sex, Crime (pp.75-96). Amsterdam:    Rodopi.

Waddell, T. (2003). The Not So Secret Life Of Us At Home And Away: Cashing in the Beach Culture. In  A. Edwards‚ K. Gilbert & J. Skinner (Eds), Some Like it Hot: The Beach as a Cultural Dimension (pp. 40-57). Germany: Meyer and Meyer.

Waddell, T. (2003). Scrubbers: The Great Unwashed of Australian Cinema. In L. French (Ed.), Womenvision: Women and the Moving Image in Australia (pp. 183-95). Victoria: Damned Publishing.

Waddell, T. (2001). We’re So Excited We Just Can’t Contain Ourselves: Ren, Stimpy and the Abject. In A. Mills & J. Smith (Eds.), Utter Silence: Voicing the Unspeakable (pp. 145-55). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Waddell, T. (1999). Revelling in Dis-Play: The Grotesque in Absolutely Fabulous. In A. Mills (Ed.),  Seriously Weird: Papers on the Grotesque (pp. 207-23). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.


Journal Editing

Waddell, T. & Tait, P. (2013). Australasian Drama Studies, ‘Burlesque and Beyond’, 63.

Waddell, T. (1999). Practice: Journal of Visual, Performing and Media Arts, Deakin University, 4.  


Refereed Journal Articles

Waddell, T. (2014). Australia’s Lost Children at Play: The films of Baz Luhrmann. The International Journal of Jungian Studies. 6:2

Waddell, T. (2013). Trickster in Burlesque: Jest, Shamelessness and Gender Play in the ‘Betwixt and  Between’. Australasian Drama Studies, ‘Burlesque and Beyond’, 63.

Waddell, T. (2008). Trickster and the Delinquency of Lost. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture ‘Technology, Cyberspace, and Psyche’, 80, 171-86.

Waddell, T. (2002). Female Sexuality in Advertising – how to whip moral panics into feeding frenzy. Metro, 133, 224-9.

Waddell, T. (2001). Playing with the Big Kids: The implications of imported advertising on Australian television. Media International Australia, incorporating Culture and Policy:        ‘Technoculture’, 98, 129-42.

Waddell, T. (1998). Dana Scully and Gillian Anderson: Unresolved Sexual Tension Without Mulder. Metro, 117, 34-9.

Waddell, T. (1997). Carving up the Psyche: Susan Streitfeld’s Female Perversions. Metro, 111, 39-42.

Waddell, T. (1996). To Moider Mother. Psychotherapy in Australia, 2(3), 56-7.

Waddell, T. (1996). The Female Grotesque‚ Dionysos‚ Trickster and the Patsy/Edina Dyad: Archetypal Fusion and Absolutely Fabulous’. Practice, 1, 2-32.



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