ROMY SHILLER is an expert in gender performance in pop culture. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and specializes in Gender and Film. She lives in Montreal where she continues her writing.
Shiller's 1990s doctoral thesis provides a detailed examination and a 'history' of performative gender. She envisions a layered and non-binary identity, now so prevalent in our culture. It has been downloaded from the National Library of Canada thousands of times.