Dr Catherine Padmore(Discipline Coordinator) lectures in English and Creative Writing. She is the author of Sibyl's Cave and has two novels-in-progress about Elizabethan women.
Dr Claire Knowles lectures in English. She has published widely on eighteenth and nineteenth-century female poets, and is the author of Sensibility and Female Poetic Tradition, 1780-1860: The Legacy of Charlotte Smith.
Dr Damien Barlow(Honours Coordinator) lectures in English and has published widely on Australian literature. His current project is a monograph on the fiction of Frank Moorhouse.
Janine Alabaster is Associate Lecturer at the Mildura campus. She researches early modern drama.
Dr Juliane Roemhild lectures in English. Her current research is on happiness in modernist and middlebrow fiction, and Anglo-German literary connections. She is the author of Femininity & Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim.
Dr Kelly Gardiner lectures in Creative Writing and writes for readers of all ages. Her novels include Act of Faith, The Sultan's Eyes, the 'Swashbuckler' trilogy and Goddess.
Dr Mike Nolan lectures in English and is the author of ‘Gifts of the Poor: Worth and Value, Poverty and Justice’ in Experiences of Poverty in Late Medieval and Early Modern England and France – Anne Scott (ed.).
Dr Paddy O'Reilly lectures in Creative Writing and is the author of three novels – The Factory, The Fine Colour of Rust, and The Wonders – and two short story collections.
Professor Sue Martin is Associate Pro Vice Chancellor (Research) in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce. She has co-authored Colonial Dickens: What Australians Made of the World’s Favourite Writer (with Kylie Mirmohamadi), Sensational Melbourne: Reading, Sensation Fiction and Lady Audley’s Secret in the Victorian Metropolis (with Kylie Mirmohamadi), and Reading the Garden: The Culture of Gardening in Australia (with Katie Holmes and Kylie Mirmohamadi).