Dr Tyson Wils


Casual Academic

School /
Work Unit

Media and Communications

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 4815



Building: 094
Level: 02
Room: 003

City campus


College of Design and Social Context

Tyson Wils

I teach in a number of courses within the School of Media and Communication, including Popular Culture in Everyday Life, which I coordinated in Semester 1 2016, Popular Cinema, Television Cultures and Global Communication in a Digital Age. I also work as an auditor for the Masters of Communication program and as an editor for senior academic staff working in Professional Communication.


PhD (Cinema Studies) La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 2014

Bachelor of Communication and Professional Writing (First Class Honours), University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 2011

Industry experience

Volunteer positions

2012 Guest Education Program Speaker, Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Melbourne.

2012 Co-curator, Schools & Communities Program, Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Melbourne.

2011–2012 Feature Film Programmer, Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Melbourne.

2011–2012 Convener and Course Coordinator, Melbourne Free University, Melbourne.

2004–2006 Music Programmer and Presenter, Cine-Sounds, Adelaide Public Radio Station 3D 93.7FM.

2004–2005 Presenter and Curator, The Celluloid Temple: 16mm Archival Film Society, Adelaide.

2003–2004 Electoral Officer and Personal Assistant, Robyn Geraghty MP, Torrens Electoral Office, Adelaide.

Professional memberships

2014 – Melbourne Screen Studies Group

2014 – Centre of Communication, Politics and Culture, RMIT University

Academic appointments

2011– Sessional Course Coordinator, Lecturer & Tutor,  School of Media and Communication, RMIT  University.

2015– Sessional Course Coordinator, Lecturer & Tutor, Professional Communication, Singapore Institute of Management.

2008–2012 Sessional Lecturer & Tutor, Department of Communications and Media, La Trobe University.

2004–2006Sessional Tutor, School of Communication, International Studies and Languages, University of South Australia.

Administrative and educational responsibilities

2015–2016 Co-Producer & Co-Author, Audio Visual Essay, Educational tool, 1st year students, Introduction to Cinema Studies, RMIT University.

2015–2016 Auditor, Masters of Communication, RMIT University.

2015 Workshop Leader, Higher Degree Research Students Support Group, School of Media & Communication, RMIT University.

2011 Workshop Leader, Academic Skills Workshops, Academic Language & Learning Unit, La Trobe University.

2008–2009 Research Assistant, Media: Screen + Sound, La Trobe University.

2007–2008 Research Assistant, Department of Creative Arts and English, La Trobe University

2004–2007 Project Officer and Research Assistant, The David Unaipon College of Indigenous Education &  Research, University of South Australia.


Academia.edu: https://rmit.academia.edu/TysonWils

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tyson_Wils