Personal details

Dr Cherie Allan
Visiting Fellow
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Discipline *
Education Systems, Curriculum and Pedagogy
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations


  • Member: International Research Society for Children’s Literature (IRSCL)
  • Member: Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR)
  • Member: Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Registered: Queensland College of Teachers (Full registration)
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Cherie Allan completed her PhD (QUT) in 2010. She also has a MEd (USQ), BA(UQ) and a GradDip (TLib) from QUT. She has been a lecturer in the School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education within the Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. During that time she was coordinator (and lecturer) of four units on children’s & young adult literature and youth popular culture in the post-graduate and undergraduate programs. Her book, Playing with Picturebooks: Postmodernism and the Postmodernesque (2012), was awarded the International Research Society for Children’s Literature (IRSCL) Honor Book Award in 2013. At the end of 2019 she retired from her position as a lecturer and currently holds a position as Visiting Fellow at QUT.

This information has been contributed by Dr Cherie Allan.



  • LCN639 Coordinator/Lecturer/Tutor Youth, Popular Culture & Texts (MEd) (2015-19)
  • LCN617 Coordinator/Lecturer/Tutor Children’s Literature: Criticism and Practice (MEd) (2014, 2016-19)
  • EUB152 Coordinator/Lecturer/Tutor Teaching Young Adult Literature (2019)
  • LCB323 Coordinator/Lecturer/Tutor Teaching Adolescent Literature (2013-18)
  • LCB326 Coordinator/Lecturer/Tutor Children’s Literature (2012-18)
  • LCB320 Tutor Studies in Language (2016 -18)
  • EDN603 Marker Facilitated Study (2017) (MEd)
  • EDP415 Tutor Engaging Diverse Learners (2017)
  • EDB001 Tutor: Teaching and Learning Studies: Teaching in New Times (2010)
  • EDP471 Tutor: The Professional Practice of Educators (2010)
This information has been contributed by Dr Cherie Allan.


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