Thomas Baudinette is Lecturer in Japanese Studies in the Department of International Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Thomas’s scholarly research focuses upon the construction of desire within the Japanese gay media landscape, particularly focusing upon the role stereotypical identity categories played in promoting heteronormative masculinity as desirable within this media landscape.

In recent years, Thomas has begun researching the circulation of queer Japanese popular culture throughout the Asia-Pacific

Thomas is currently Secretary for the Society for Queer Asian Studies, an Affiliate of the Association of Asian Studies.

More details about Thomas’s research projects can be found here.

A list of his publications can be found here.

Details about his teaching philosophy can be found here.

Thomas’ institutional homepage may be accessed here.