Doctoral candidate, Macquarie University

Kath Kenny is currently a doctoral candidate and Australian Postgraduate Award recipient at Macquarie University in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies. She is researching storytelling in feminism and writing a book on the history of the feminist slogan 'the personal is political' in Australia. She is also a writer and journalist, contributing essays, comment pieces, reviews and features to numerous publications, including Meanjin, Overland, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Hoopla and Women’s Agenda. She has contributed to many other books and journals, including DIY Feminism (Allen & Unwin) and a forthcoming book on the history of memoir (Routledge). She is a member of the Sydney Writers’ Room and an associate member of the Centre for Media History.


  • –present
    Tutor and postgraduate researcher, Macquarie University


  • 2016 
    Macquarie University, Master of Research