Dr Sarah McDonald is the Director of Global Studies, and Associate Dean (Education) at Monash University. Dr McDonald’s discipline area is Latin American Studies with a special focus contemporary Latin American Cinema, in particular the development and representation of popular culture within film as it relates to representations of women and marginal social groups. Other areas of interest include gender representation and identity. Over the last two years Dr McDonald has been collaborating with Dr Gabriel Garcia Ochoa on developing different strategies for incorporating Cultural Literacy into the Higher Education curriculum. She is a member of the Bachelor of Global Studies Advisory Board.