Joy Damousi is Professor of History at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests are in the field of Australian cultural history. She has written on sport and popular culture, the impact of the two World Wars, women's history, post-war migration, the history of oratory and speech, and on the history of psychoanalysis. Her publications include Footy Passions, (co-written with John Cash, UNSW Press 2009); Freud in the Antipodes: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in Australia (UNSW 2006; Winner of the Ernest Scott Prize 2006); Colonial Voices: A Cultural History of English in Australia 1840-1940 (Cambridge 2010; Shortlisted for the NSW Premiers History Prize 2011). Currently, she is working on Greek War Stories, an examination of the place of war stories in the memories of Greek immigrants to Australia after 1945. She is also undertaking a project on sport and migrants, examining the role of sport as a force of exclusion and inclusion in Australian society, post 1945.