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  • Project team

    Philip Mead is Chair of Australian Literature and, Director, Westerly Centre, at the University of Western Australia where he teaches Australian literature, Australian cultural history and the history of literary education. His book Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetrywas published in 2009 and in 2010 won the New South Wales Premier’s Prize for Literary Scholarship. Philip co-ordinates the Literature of Tasmania subset for for AustLit, is a former co-editor of the Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), and has a longstanding interest in the teaching of Australian literature and in the development of the Australian literary studies discipline community. He has taught Australian literature at universities in the US, China and Germany. In 2015-16 Philip is Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University.

  • Kerry Kilner is a UQ Research Fellow at the School of Communication and Arts at The University of Queensland and Director and General Editor of AustLit. She is responsible for ensuring AustLit maintains the service and content delivery its users in the research and teaching sectors have come to expect. She also convenes the third year undergraduate Research Methods course. She was project manager and co-editor of the four volume print Bibliography of Australian Literature (2002-2008), which will probably be the last of its kind.

  • Alice Healy

    Alice Healy-Ingram is Lecturer in Australian Studies at Flinders University. Her main research interests are novel-to-film adaptation, literature in education and historical writing. She is co-managing editor of the journal, New Scholar: An International Journal of the Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences with Bridie McCarthy.

  • Jonathan Hadwen

    Jonathan Hadwen is the AustLit Web Developer and is based at the University of Queensland. Despite being a computer geek, he also writes poetry and is a keen follower of Australian literature.

  • Previous team members

    Anna Gray

    Anna Gray was inaugral Project Manager for the Teaching Aust Lit Survey. She holds an MA in Curatorship and Modern Art (2007) from the University of Sydney and in 2007-08 completed a research internship with the 16th Biennale of Sydney. Anna is quickly becoming an expert in data retrieval from university websites around Australia and has recently mastered the new art of the Ethics application.

  • Carol Wical was the AustLit Content Manager until the end of 2013. She updated, or managed the updating of, the Teaching Aust. Lit. database from 2010.

  • Carmen Keates thanks to Speed Poets

    Carmen Leigh Keates worked on the Teaching Aust. Lit. project between 2013 and 2015, updating the database with details of teaching activities in those years.

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