Alexandra Watkins

Monash University

Alexandra Watkins is SADIRN Adjunct Research Fellow and a Teaching Associate in literary studies. Her research includes the South Asian diaspora, multiculturalism policy, Islamophobia, refugee identities, postcolonial fiction, and touristic literature. She has published Problematic Identities in Women’s Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora (2015). Her work has appeared in Postcolonial Text, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, and Mascara Literary Review, and she has been a guest panelist on the Radio National “Subcontinental Bookclub Show”.

Areas of interest

Colonial and postcolonial encounters in fiction; migration, refugees, and citizenship.