Brigid is a Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies in the School of Media & Communication. Her research is primarily focussed on the relationships between literature and place. She is the author of Locating Australian Literary Memory (Anthem 2019) and chief investigator of an ARC Special Research Initiative Project, ‘Reading in the Mallee: The Literary Past and Future of an Australian Region’ (with Emily Potter and Torika Bolatagici).
Brigid coordinates the Teachers@Work seminar series and is a member of the Reducing Climate Anxiety community of practice and CCARN (Climate change action and research network).
She teaches into three undergraduate units: Literary Environments, Reading Space & Place and Contemporary Australian Writing and supervises Honours, Masters and PhD students.