Dr Ian Henderson
Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7394
Address: Room K6.39
Menzies Centre for Australian Studies
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
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Educational and professional background
Australian literature, Victorian literature and drama, history of reading, Australian film
Ian Henderson was born in Canberra and grew up in Melbourne and Tasmania. He completed his PhD at the University of Sydney in 2001, before lecturing at Griffith University in Brisbane. He began work at the King’s College London in 2004 and now conducts teaching and research within the Department of English Language and Literature while remaining associated with the College’s Menzies Centre for Australian Studies.
Dr Henderson’s research has three strands: colonial Australian literary cultures in the long nineteenth century with a particular interest in representations of Aboriginality; the history of nineteenth-century British reading; and Australian film. Between 2007-2010 he was foundation editor of 'Studies in Australasian Cinema'.