Dr. Sarah Comyn is an IRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of English, Drama and Film. She was previously an ERC Postdoctoral Fellow working with Prof. Porscha Fermanis on the SouthHem project.. Dr. Comyn completed her PhD in English at the University of Melbourne. Her thesis explores the complex relationship between political economy and the novel over a 250-year period, and has recently been published with Palgrave Macmillan as 'Political Economy and the Novel: A Literary History of "Homo Economicus"'. In 2016 she held a Chawton House Library Visiting Fellowship where she researched the political economic writings of Jane Marcet, Maria Edgeworth, and their literary networks.
- PhDUniversity of Melbourne Australia
- Graduate Certificate in Advanced Leadership and LearningUniversity of Melbourne, Australia1 Jul 2011 - 29 Jun 2012