Gillian Dooley is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of English, having retired from Flinders University Library, where she had been Special Collections Librarian 1999-2015 and Publishing Support Librarian 2016-2017, in May 2017. She graduated from Flinders with a PhD in English in 2001. She is founding general editor of the Flinders Humanities Research Centre's electronic journal Transnational Literature and founding co-editor of Writers in Conversation.She has published two monographs and several scholarly editions. Her research interests include the writers J.M. Coetzee, Iris Murdoch, V.S. Naipaul, Jane Austen, and maritime explorer Matthew Flinders. She has a particular interest in music and literature, and as a singer often organises and performs in programs of music with literary themes. She is a regular book reviewer for various journals and magazines, including Australian Book Review.
Ann Flaxman Prize for English Honours (1995)
Chancellor's Letter of Commendation (1995)
Staff Award for Outstanding Contribution to Flinders University (2008)
Affiliate Member, J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice (2013-)