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Dr Deborah Pike
BA Hons 1 (UWA), PhD (Syd), Grad Cert Higher Education (Syd)
Senior Lecturer English Literature
Phone: 02 8204 4107
Deborah Pike is foundational lecturer in English Literature at Notre Dame, Sydney and Honours Co-ordinator for the School of Arts and Sciences. She is also a winner of the 2011 Vice Chancellor’s award in Teaching.
Deborah Pike has a first class Honours degree in English and Philosophy from The University of Western Australia, as well as a PhD in English from The University of Sydney. She has published in the areas of postcolonial studies, children’s literature and modernist literature. She is currently working on two monographs: a critical examination in modernist studies, as well as a creative project. Her research interests include French literary influences on late 19th and early 20th century English and American literature, contemporary comparative literature, literature and philosophy, literary theory, cultural studies and psychoanalysis.
Deborah maintains strong connections with France. In 2003-2005, she lectured in English language and literature at The University of Paris VII, Denis-Diderot, and in 2006-2007 at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), when she also worked as Editor at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Deborah has presented papers and seminars in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Oxford, Paris, New York, Birmingham, Brussels and Auckland. In addition to her intellectual pursuits, she has been employed in the media and publishing industries.