Professor Nicole Moore, Associate Dean (Special Collections)

Professor Nicole Moore, Associate Dean (Special Collections)

Professor Nicole Moore is Associate Dean of Special Collections at UNSW Canberra at ADFA. She is also a Professor in English and Media Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Her role as Associate Dean for UNSW Canberra's Special Collections is to foster and oversee research, curation and partnerships utilising the richly unique manuscript materials and rare books held in the UNSW Canberra Academy Library.

Before joining UNSW Canberra in 2010, Prof Moore held appointments at Macquarie University and the University of Tasmania. 

She has a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Hons) from the University of Sydney and a PhD in Literary Studies from The University of Queensland. Her main research interest is Australian literature. Prof Moore conducts interdisciplinary and comparative research in: cultural history; gender and sexuality studies; and book history, with a special interest in censorship. 

Prof Moore has received a number of honours and awards, has written/edited six books and written more than 35 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. She wrote The Censor's Library: Uncovering the Lost History of Australia's Banned Books, which won the Walter McCrae Russell award from the Association for the Study of Australian Literature. The book was also shortlisted for a number of other awards.

Prof Moore is immediate Past President of the Australian University Heads of English association (AUHE). She is co-editor of the Studies in Australian Literature and Culture series at Anthem Press (London and Melbourne) and serves on the Board of Management for the AustLit electronic resource and the Education and Scholarships Committee for the State Library of NSW. She has also served on a number of other advisory boards.

Prof Moore is a member of the editorial boards:
•    Australian Literary Studies
•    Hecate: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Women's Studies
•    Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL) 
•    Studies in Australasian Cinema.

She also acts as a referee for various national and international presses, journals, and research funding bodies.