Central Queensland University
Susan Currie BA/LLB (UQ), MLaws (QUT),MA (Research) (QUT), MLaws (QUT) is a PhD student in the School of Arts and Creative Enterprise at Central Queensland University where she is completing a biography of feminist activist, Dr Janet Irwin. Currently a part-time Legal Member of the Queensland Mental Health Review Tribunal, she was formerly a tenured Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Programs in Justice Studies in the Faculty of Law at QUT. Susan has also worked as a barrister and solicitor, high school teacher, and librarian. She is the co-author of "Your Law: a course in legal studies", has contributed 8 in-depth profiles to "A Woman’s Place; 100 years of Queensland Women Lawyers" edited by Susan Purdon and Aladin Rahemtula, and has published numerous legal articles, poems and short stories.
Mythbusting Publishing: Questioning the ‘Runaway Popularity’ of Published Biography and Other Life WritingArticlesIntroduction: Our current obsession with the lives of others “Biography—that is to say, our creative and non-fictional output devoted to recording and interpreting real lives—has enjoyed an extraordinary renaissance in recent years,” writes Nigel Hamilton in...Read more