Scottish literature; Science Fiction; Utopia and Dystopia; Modernism; Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand literature; Literary theory; Marxism.
BA(Hons) VictoriaMA (Distinction) Victoria
Current research projects
I am currently working on two major projects. One is a study of Tokyo in Anglophone literatures. The other is a history of Social Credit and Modernist writers and writing.
I write the New Zealand / Pacific entry for the Year’s Work in English Studies.
Areas of supervision
- Scottish literature since 1707.
- Science Fiction.
- Utopian thought and literature.
- Bertolt Brecht.
- Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand literature.
- Theories and cultural practices of modernism and postmodernism.
- Literary theory.