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Lecturer, Communication and Media Studies, The University of Western Australia

Katja Lee works on issues relating to identity and identity performance, in particular celebrity, persona, and life writing. She is a Managing Editor of the journal Persona Studies and author of multiple journal articles on celebrity and life writing. Her peer-reviewed book, Limelight: Canadian Women and the Rise of Celebrity Autobiography, was published in 2020 by Wilfrid Laurier University Press. She has also co-edited two scholarly collections: Celebrity Cultures in Canada and Contemporary Publics, and teaches in Communication and Media Studies at the University of Western Australia.


  • –present
    Lecturer , University of Western Australia


  • 2015 
    McMaster University, PhD