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I am a creative writer, literary critic, and environmental ethnographer seeking a full-time academic position combining teaching, research, administration, and service. My complete CV is available on request.


Doctor of Philosophy, English and Cultural Studies, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Master of Arts, Creative Writing, Teesside University, UK

Master of Arts, Values and the Environment, Lancaster University, UK

Bachelor of Science, Biology, Excelsior University, US

Bachelor of Arts, English and Environmental Design, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, US

Adjunct Associate Professor, Southern Cross University, Australia

November 2019 - Present

In my role as Adjunct Associate Professor, I have participated in multiple short-term research projects, fellowships, residencies, visiting professorships, and teaching assignments with universities in Australia, the United States, Indonesia, China, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Finland. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of New England, Australia

March 2017 - March 2020

As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, I developed the multidisciplinary research project 'The Botanical Imagination: Poetry as a Means for Inspiring Ecological Appreciation and Community Wellbeing' in collaboration with botanists, ecologists, artists, writers, activists, academics, and community members.

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Western Australia

December 2015 - December 2020

As Honorary Research Fellow, I conducted research, published books, organized events, and supervised students in the field of the Environmental Humanities.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University, Australia

March 2012 - December 2015

As Postdoctoral Research Fellow, I developed collaborative projects in heritage conservation, environmental writing, and tertiary education, receiving over $100,000 AU in competitive funding.

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