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    Dr Rachael Weaver

Rachael Weaver is an ARC Senior Research Fellow in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of Criminal of the Century (2006) and, with Ken Gelder, The Colonial Journals, and the emergence of Australian literary culture (2014) and Colonial Australian Fiction: Character Types, Social Formations and the Colonial Economy (2017). Her forthcoming book, with Ken Gelder, is The Colonial Kangaroo Hunt (March 2020).

In 2016 Rachael was awarded a Hugh Williamson Foundation Fellowship through the University of Melbourne Archives to examine the papers of William Gosse Hay.