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About Melissa Boyde

My research is in the fields of Modernist art and literature and Animal Studies. My research in modernism is on the genre of the roman à clef in works by writers including Hope Mirrlees, Renee Vivien, H.D., Gertrude Stein and Djuna Barnes. My research in the visual arts includes biographical and curatorial research on Australian artists, including Mary Alice Evatt, Moya Dyring and Margaret Olley. My research in the field of Animal Studies focuses on the cattle industries in Australia.
I am editor of the Animal Studies Journal:
Co-editor of the Animal Publics book series, Sydney University Press.
I developed, with colleague Dr Denise Russell, the Replace Animals in Australian Testing (RAAT) website which provides information on alternatives to the use animals in scientific experiments and medical research in Australia:


Present Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong
Present Senior Research Fellow, University of Wollongong

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Office: 19:1073
Phone: +61 (02) 4221 3746

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