Kristine Moruzi

Kristen Moruzi

Kris researches and teaches historical and contemporary children’s and young adult literature. Recent publications include Sexuality and Sexual Identities in Literature for Young People (Routledge 2021) and Young Adult Gothic Fiction: Monstrous Selves/Monstrous Others (University of Wales Press 2021). She is currently writing a monograph on children and charity in nineteenth- and twentieth-century children’s magazines in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.  

Kris is the course director for the Master of Arts and the Honours coordinator in Writing and Literature. She has specific research interests in the following areas: nineteenth-century children’s literature; contemporary young adult and children’s literature; gender and sexuality in texts for young people; the Gothic; fairy tales; and children’s print culture. 

She is on the executive of the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) and chairs the Asian-Australasian Regional SHCY Network. She is also on the board of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.

Email: [email protected] 
Twitter: @kmoruzi