Ann Brooks is a Visiting Professor at the Australian Catholic University in 2018-19. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS). Ann has held positions as Professor of Sociology, at Bournemouth University and Head of School and Professor of Sociology and Cultural Studies at University of Adelaide. She has held research fellowships at University of California, Berkeley and at the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore. Her latest book is Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacy and Desire: Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity (Routledge, 2017). Ann’s forthcoming book is Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society (Routledge, 2019).