Djoymi Baker is a lecturer in Screen and Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include television, transmedia franchises, media convergence, myth in popular culture, and genre studies, particularly the epic and science fiction. She also writes on human-animal and environmental ethics in art and screen media. Dr Baker is the author of the monograph To Boldly Go: Marketing the Myth of Star Trek (2018) and the co-author of The Encyclopedia of Epic Films (2014). Her work features in books such as Millennial Mythmaking (2010), Star Trek as Myth (2010), The Age of Netflix (2017), and The New Peplum (2018). She previously worked in television news and current affairs.