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Senior Lecturer Humanities, Griffith University

LINDA HASSALL: is Deputy Convenor BA in Humanities and Field Study Coordinator Drama. She has held roles as Program Director for Creative Industries, School Humanities and Program Director Contemporary and Applied Theatre School Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University. Her practice research focuses on devising and producing contemporary performance and explores the relationship between theatre and climate change. She further explores developing sustainable production technologies in response to theatre’s carbon footprint. She is author of Theatres of Dust: Climate Gothic Analysis in contemporary Australian drama and performance landscapes (2021). She is an award-winning playwright Post Office Rose (2008) and director Salvation (2012). In association with Dr Tanja Beer and Dr Natalie Lazaroo, she is a co-chair of the Performing and Ecologies Research Lab (P+ERL) associated with the Climate Action Beacon (CAB) and Creative Arts Research Institute (CARI) Griffith University.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer Humanities, Griffith University


  • 2012 
    Griffith University, Doctorate