Elspeth Probyn is a professor of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney. Elspeth is the author of several ground-breaking books including Sexing the Self, Outside Belongings, Carnal Appetites, and Blush: Faces of Shame. Her recent book, Eating the Ocean, was hailed in The Times Higher Education as 'one of the most profound works ... on the sea, and the issues with which it presents us.'