Senior Lecturer in Children's and Adolescent Literature, Queensland University of Technology

Erica Hateley teaches children’s and adolescent literature at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her teaching and research interests include issues of gender, nation, intertextualities, canonicity, and cultural capital in children’s literature and popular culture. She is the author of Shakespeare in Children’s Literature: Gender and Cultural Capital (Routledge, 2009). She has served as an elected member of the International Committee of the Children’s Literature Association (ChLA), and served as President of the Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) from 2010 to 2014.

From 2012-2014, Erica is undertaking research into award-winning Australian children’s literature. This research is funded by the Australian Research Council under the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme. She is a member of the Children and Youth Research Centre.

Expertise:

Children’s and Adolescent Literature and Film
Literary Studies
Gender Studies
Intertextualities
National Identities
Popular Culture

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Children's and Adolescent Literature, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 2007 
    Monash University, PhD / English