Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the King’s College, London. She completed her dissertation thesis on the films of Michael Haneke, spectatorship and ethics. Wheatley‘s research interests are Film and Philosophy, European cinema and Critical theory, especially theories of spectatorship. She has written books on Michael Haneke, such as Caché/Hidden(2012), co-authored French Film in Britain: Sex, Art and Cinephilia(2013) and co-edited a volume on Anglo-French cinematic relations. Currently, she is developing a book project on the relationship between Christianity and contemporary film and as well as pursuing research into the depiction of animals on film.