A journalist for more than 40 years, working in Australia and the UK, Sue Joseph (PhD) began working as an academic, teaching print journalism at the University of Technology Sydney in 1997. As a Senior Lecturer, she taught in journalism and creative writing, particularly creative non-fiction writing.
Now as Associate Professor, she is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, doctoral supervisor at the University of Sydney, Central Queensland University and the University of Technology Sydney, and holds an Adjunct position at Avondale University.
Her fourth book, Behind the Text: Candid conversations with Australian creative nonfiction writers, was released in 2016. She is co-editor with Professor Richard Keeble of: Sex and Journalism: Critical, Global Perspectives (2019); Profile Pieces: Journalism and the ‘Human Interest’ Bias (2015) and Profiling Handbook (2015). And co-editor of two texts on memoir with Drs Bunty Avieson and Fiona Giles: Mediating Memory: Tracing the Limits of Memoir (2018); and Still Here: Memoirs of Trauma, Illness and Loss (2019). She is co-editor with Dr Willa McDonald and Professor Matthew Ricketson of a new Palgrave book series, Literary journalism around the globe: traditions, theories and concerns, and Joint Editor of Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics.