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Associate Professor Susan Ash

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6285, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17.233
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6285
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.233  


Susan is an Associate Professor within the School of Arts and Humanities.


  • PhD in English, New Zealand, 1991.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Ash, S., (2016), Funding Philanthropy Dr Barnado's Metaphors, Narratives and Spectacles., 256, Liverpool, England, Liverpool University Press.

Journal Articles

  • Edwards, L., Ash, S., (2013), Embracing the future by confronting the past: The importance of critical reflection for final year arts students. Journal of Teaching and Education, 2(3), 369-374.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Healing Space: Intersubjectivity And Bibliotherapy In The Wind In The Willows, Winnie-the-pooh And Peter Pan.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Writing Of Novel (working Title 'the Meaning Of Mist'.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Fabulist's Alternity & Lovecraft And The Grotesque Sublime
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Fabricating Humans: From H.g.wells' Morlock To Katel Capek's Robot Via Zamyatin's One State & E.m. Forster's Machine.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Fowl Feathered Fox: Monsters, Pipers, Families And Flocks
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Lightning And The Bell - Theory And Pain In The Neuroplastic Brain, Theatre And Potery.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Constellations - A Space In Time That's Filled With Moving
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Sorry: A Play In Two Acts. Shame And Apology In The Nation-state: Reflections And Rememberance. We're Ready (short Story)
  • Master of Arts (Writing),  The Female Voice.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Ontology Of The Closet
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Womb Artist - A Novel: Translating Late Discovery Adoptee Pre-verbal Trauma Into Narrative.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Arts (Creative Arts),  Resisting Agression: Graphic Representations Of Disenfranchised Bodies.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Role Of Strangers In Victorian Novels: A Psychoanalytic Study Of Their Repressions, Functions And Aspirations
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Death's Laughter
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Homing
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  No Place For A White Woman? An Exploration Of The Interplay Of Gender, Race And Class On Power Relations Experienced By White Western Women In Cross- Cultural Settings
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  One Thing I Love: A Novel.
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