Dr Felicity Newman teaches in the School of Media, Communication and Culture at Murdoch University in Western Australia. Felicity is available for lectures, talks or comment on food, film and popular culture.

I’m a mother, I’m an academic and I’m a food writer – am I smart enough to call myself “smartfoodmama”? You be the judge of that. What I want is to share what I learn with you. Yes I teach food studies, but it seems I learn much more than I can ever teach.


Food Studies, Sustainable foodways, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Jewish Food and Popular Culture + more

Teaching – MCC284 Food, Media and Culture

This unit examines the role of media in setting the agenda for our food behaviours and debates.

Teaching – FDN102 Food For Thought

A first year Foundation Unit that introduces students to university skills and the terrain of food studies.