Emeritus Professor of English, La Trobe University

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“Thomas is an internationally recognised specialist in the fields of 19th century women’s studies and postcolonial feminism, with special reference to Caribbean writers and transcultural aspects of literary modernism. She is renowned for both contextual and theoretical research which informs her literary criticism. Her innovative research is credited for changing the landscape of Caribbean studies and shaping our understanding of nineteenth- and twentieth-century women’s writing.”

— citation on my election as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Experience

  • –present
    Emeritus Professor of English, La Trobe University

Education

  • 1985 
    University of Queensland, Ph.D. (English)