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Elizabeth McMahon

Professor of English literary studies, UNSW Sydney

I research Australian literature and the literature of islands. My book Islands, Identity and the Literary Imagination won two national awards in 2017. A co-authored book on Interdisciplinary Research in Island Studies will be published by Rowman and Littlefield International early in 2023.


  • 2002–present
    Professor, UNSW Sydney


  • 1995 
    UNiversity of Sydney, PhD