Literature and journalism, postmodern fiction, nineteenth century fiction, romantic popular culture, female literary history and women’s literature, gothic fiction, film and television, popular fiction, autobiography, the English and American novel and Australian literature and writing.
Faculty Research Focus
- English Literature
- Women’s writing
- Popular Fiction
- Cities of Words: Women's cultures of reading and writing in colonial Melbourne and beyond.
The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.
Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.
- Dr Alison Ravenscroft
- Fiction writing - Dr Catherine Padmore
- Fiction, life writing, children's literature, young adult fiction - Dr Kelly Gardiner
- Fictocritical writing, autobiography, memoir, philosophy, gender and sexuality studies, queer and feminist theory, writing the body, writing place, poetry. - Dr Quinn Eades
- Historical fiction and biographical fiction - Dr Catherine Padmore
- Practice-led research, Screenwriting, Screenplay development, Professional writing - Dr Hester Joyce
- Screenplay Analysis and Creative Writing - Mr Roland Caputo
- Screenwriting - Ms Angie Black
- Women's writing - Dr Catherine Padmore