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Rebecca Hausler

PhD, Researcher and Sessional Lecturer in School of Languages and Cultures, The University of Queensland

Rebecca Hausler holds a PhD from the University of Queensland's School of Languages and Cultures. Her thesis explores contemporary fictional representations of Japanese detainees in wartime Australia. Her broader academic interests and research focus on Japan’s transcultural connections with English speaking nations (such as Australia, Canada, and America). Her research analyses forms of popular culture including literature, television, and film.


  • –present
    PHD Candidate in Japanese Studies, The University of Queensland


  • 2016 
    University of Queensland, BA (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • JSAA
  • ASAA

Research Areas

  • Australian Literature (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Literature) (200502)
  • Japanese Language (200312)
  • Literature In Japanese (200518)
  • Other Literatures In English (200508)
  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)