Susan is a Senior Lecturer
in the English Department teaching in the areas of English Renaissance
Poetry and Post Colonial Studies with a particular emphasis on Australia.
She is currently the Co-ordinator of
the Australian Studies Programme at the University which involves
various departments across the Humanities and Sciences and is involved
in the setting up of an Australian Studies Centre which will be launched
by the Barcelona University in February 2000.
Her main area of research is Australian
Literature and History from which has come her interest in the Convict
History of Australia and, in particular, the history of Spanish and
Lusophone convicts in Australia.
Susan is editor of the Barcelona University:
Australian Studies Papers and has recently published Imagining
Australia: A handbook for Foreign Students with John Barnes.