Edith is a PhD candidate in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University, South Australia. She is affiliated with the Flinders Life Narrative Research Group. Her research explores health and wellness life narrative online, with a specific focus on Instagram and YouTube. She is particularly interested in the monetisation of health life narrative online, as well as health and wellness life narratives depicting women and children.
Edith completed her Bachelor of Arts at Flinders University in 2016. During this time, she also completed two summer English Literature programs and Cambridge University and Oxford University. She completed her Honours degree at Flinders University in 2018. Her thesis was titled, ‘Anthropomorphism and Posthumanism in Art Spiegelman’s Maus.’