Professor of English, Flinders University

Robert Phiddian teaches in Renaissance and Eighteenth Century literature and has a special interest in political satire, parody, and humour. He researches political satire, especially current Australian political cartoons with Haydon Manning. He was Chair of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas, and has particular interests both in the quality of public language and in writers' festivals.


  • –present
    Associate Professor in English, School of Humanities, Flinders University


    University of Melbourne, PhD