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I have a PhD specialising in children's literature and feminist studies. I am an associate lecturer in writing, literature and culture at Deakin University (Melbourne, Australia). 


My areas of expertise include postfeminism, fairy tales, children's literature, feminist theory, digital media, and adaptation. 

Doctor of Philsophy (PhD)
Children's Literature, Gender Studies, Digital Media
School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty of Arts and Education
Deakin University

​2013 - 2019


Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Children's Literature
Deakin University

​2011 - 2012



Bachelor of Arts (Distinction)
Literary Studies and Photography
Deakin University

​2008 - 2010

Work Experience
Associate Lecturer 
Deakin University 
2021 - present
Sessional Academic
Casual lecturer and tutor
Deakin University 

​2014 - present

Research Assistant
Deakin University

2016 - present


Teaching Associate 
Monash University

2017-2017; 2019-2019

Research Assistant 
Australian National University

2017 - 2018

Visiting Scholar 
The University of Winnipeg

2015 - 2015

Awards & Grants
2020 Alfred Deakin Medal for Doctoral Thesis
2019 Deakin University Excellence in Teaching
2018 Deakin University Excellence in Teaching
2017 Association for the Study of Australian Literature postgraduate travel bursary - $500 
2017 Japan Foundation of the Arts postgraduate travel bursary - $1700 
2016 Deakin University conference national grant - $1000 
2015 Deakin University International fieldwork grant - $3500 
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