Kirsten Lambert is an author, lecturer and academic at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. She is currently the unit coordinator of the Master of Education units: Assessment in Education, Policy, Pedagogy and Equity. She is also an ATAR examiner and Master Class English and Literature lecturer. Her research focus includes teaching, identity and materialist theories of becoming; literature and theatre; and creative arts-based education. Kirsten has had an extensive career in secondary drama, English and literature education and was the director of the Joondalup Performing Arts Festival.