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Professional Expertise

Qualifications, Knowledge, Teaching Experience, and Publications in Literary Studies

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in literary studies, University of Melbourne, awarded 2011. Literary genre theory, literary studies in the novel, continental philosophy and semantics. 

  • Master of Arts in creative writing at the University of Tasmania 2018-2021.


  • UK Faber Academy Online Work in Progress. September 2018 – September 2019.

  • Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies, The University of Fiji 2014-16.

  • Literature and Language Expert, ABC RADIO 2018 - 2019. 

Key Publications

  • 'Contemplating Affects.' in The Rise  of the Australian Neurohumanities, ed. J'F Vernay, Routledge, 2021.

  • 'Gothic Moods and Colonial Night Guests.' in Claiming Space: Australian Women's Writing, eds. D. Das and S. Dasgupta, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 

  • 'Wandering in lntersectional Time.' in TEXT SpecialIssue 34. eds. Simon Dwyer, Rachel Franks, Monica Galassi and KirstenThorpe, 2016.

  • 'Emotion, Motive, Narrative.' in JASAL, 2013. 

  • 'Who Cares Who's Speaking?' in JASAL, 2010

  • 'The Metaphor of Genre and Text.' in Generic Instability and Identity in the Contemporary Novel. eds. M. Gonzalez and M-0. Pitten-Hedon, Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

Community Projects

"Words with Attitude" (forthcoming)

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