Stacey Abbott is a Professor Emerita in Film and Television at Roehampton University, UK. She is a leading scholar of horror cinema and TV, with a specialism around vampires and zombies. She has taught courses on horror as well as the history of animation for over 15 years. She is the author of “Celluloid Vampires” (2007), “Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century” (2016), the BFI Film Classic on “Near Dark” (2020), and co-author, with Lorna Jowett, of “TV Horror” (2012). She is currently writing a new book that weaves together her love of the horror genre and animation, “Horror Animation: History, Aesthetics, and Genre”.