Research experience

Research Interests:

Postfeminism, fairy tales, feminist theory, children’s media culture, digital media, gender and sexuality studies, adaptation, media representation, popular culture, social politics, Australian literature.

Current research: 

PhD Thesis: Postfeminist identities in contemporary fairy-tale adaptations for young people

Past research: 

Honours thesis: Transgressing Boundaries: Genre, Liminality and Adolescent Female Maturation in Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s MirrorMask

Research Fellowships:

2015: Visiting Researcher, Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts & Cultures, University of Winnipeg.

Research Assistance

2016 – Current: Research Project: An Investigation into Media Influence on Public Preparedness for Antimicrobial Resistance (Deakin University)

2017 – 2018: Research Project: SOAR: Speak out against racism (Australian National University)


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