Personal details

Name
Associate Professor Lesley Hawkes
Position(s)
Academic Lead Higher Degree Research
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Communication
Associate Professor
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Communication
Discipline *
Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 8227
Fax
+61 7 3138 8238
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations

Lesley is a Senior Fellow in The Higher Education Academy. (SFHEA)

Lesley is a member of HERN (Higher Education Research Network)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Lesley is Associate Professor in Professional Communication in the School of Communication. Her PhD “Representations of the Railway in Australian Literature” was completed at the University of Queensland in 2005. Her areas of interests are spatial understanding in relation to literary texts and cultural studies (with a focus on Australian context). She teaches across a wide range of units (Professional Communication, Literary Studies, Creative Writing and Cultural Studies). Lesley is a highly experienced PhD and MA supervisor and has 22 completions. She has 16 Honours completions. She has supervised university medalists and outstanding thesis award winners. She supevises practice-led and traditional research students. She was Postgraduate Subject Area Co-ordinator for the discipline of Creative Writing and Literary Studies for 5 year (2012-2016). Lesley has been Undergraduate SAC for Professional Communication and is currently HDR training coordinator for the School of Communication.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Lesley Hawkes.

Teaching

Lesley has taught across a number of areas and subjects. Her key areas are: professional communication, literature, creative writing and editing and publishing.

Units taught:  literary and cultural theory, rhetoric, Gothic literature, Shakespeare, Popular fiction and editing and developing the manuscript, writing and publishing industry.

Lesley is a highly sought after mentor to students and staff

She is Senior Fellow in the Higher Education Academy

 

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Lesley Hawkes.

Publications


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Supervision