MA (Hons), MPhil (Oxford), PhD
- Directs the Stout Research Centre's research and teaching programme
- Heads the committee to appoint the annual JD Stout Research Fellow, and oversees selection of Resident Scholars
- Post-graduate supervision
Post colonial Historical Fiction from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific’ in The Oxford History of the Novel Vol. 5 forthcoming 2017.
‘New Zealand Autobiography and Autofiction’. Handbook on Autobiography De Gruyter. Forthcoming 2017.
‘The Novel, the Short Story and the Rise of a New Reading Public’, in A History of New Zealand Literature ed Mark Williams. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 246-261.
‘Dirt’ in Extraordinary Anywhere Essays on Place from Aotearoa New Zealand. Eds Ingrid Horrocks and Cherie Lacey. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2016. 68-77.
'Uneasy Occupancy: Sarah Grand, The Beth Book and a Colonial Reader' in Print Culture Histories Beyond The Metropolis Edited by James J. Connolly, Patrick COllier, Frank Felsenstein, Kenneth R. Hall, and Robert G. Hall. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016, 268-283.
‘New Zealand’ entry in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Dino Felluga, Pamela K Gilbert, Linda K Hughes (eds). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015
‘Dickens in New Zealand’ Literary Compass
Vol 11, Issue 5, start page 321
‘First, build your Hut’ Griffith Review 43 Pacific Highways 261-267 (2014)
Reprinted in The Listener Vol 242, No 3849 ( February 15-21, 2014) p30-33
‘Colenso and Africa’ in Eloise Wallace, Ian St George and Peter Wells (eds) Gazing with a Trained Eye. Napier: MTG, Hawkes Bay, 2013. 100-108
“The Waituhi Kid: Maori Fiction and the Western” in Pes, Annalisa and Susanna Zinato eds Confluenze Intertestuali in Honore di Angelo Righetti
Naples: Liguori Editore, 2012, 277-288.
‘A girl who is not me’ Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Vol 33 no. 2, 2011: 56-65
Reading on the Farm: Victorian Fiction and the Colonial World. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2010.
‘Self Possession: ‘Things’ and Janet Frame’s Autobiography’ in Jan Cronin and Simone Drichel (eds) Frameworks: Contemporary Criticism on Janet Frame. Rodopi, Amsterdam-New York, 2009, 51-65.
‘This Place Was History’:The Bolton Street Cemetery’ in Rita Angus Life and Vision eds William McAloon and Jill Trevelyan, Wellington: Te Papa Press, 2008, 196-204.
'What should the reader know?: Culture, history, and politics in contemporary short fiction from Aotearoa New Zealand' in Marta Dvorak and W.H. New (eds) Tropes and Territories, Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007, pp. 62-71.
'Fold in the map: figuring modernity in Gail Jones's Dreams of Speaking and Elizabeth Knox's Dreamhunter', Australian Literary Studies, Vol 23, No 2 (2007): 187-198.
'Blow the wind westerly: reading Australia in New Zealand', Southerly, Vol 67, 1-2 (2007): 111-120.
'Les belles iles de Nouvelle Zelande', Europe, Vol 84, No 931-932/Novembre-Decembre (2006): 10-20.
'Being Pakeha: the politics of location', Journal of New Zealand Studies, NS 4-5 (2006-6): 1-10.
On Reading, Montana Essay Series, Wellington: Four Winds Press, 2004 [50p].
On Display: New Essays in Cultural Studies (with Anna Smith, eds.) Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2004 [248p].
Country of Writing: Travel Writing and New Zealand, 1809-1900, Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2002 [vi, 234p].
States of Mind: Australia and New Zealand 1901 - 2001 (with Arthur Grimes and Ginny Sullivan, eds.) Wellington: Institute of Policy Studies, 2002 [v, 363p].
Traveling to New Zealand: An Oxford Anthology (ed),
Auckland: Oxford University Press, 2000 [xiii, 281p].
'The short story' in Terry Sturm (ed) Second Edition of The Oxford History of New Zealand Literature in English, Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1998, pp. 245-320.
- New Zealand literature
- Postcolonial literature and theory
- New Zealand cultural studies