Kristine Moruzi is a lecturer and ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University. Her monograph, Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850-1915 (Ashgate, 2012) was a semi-finalist for the Colby Book Prize honouring the scholarly book that most advances the understanding of the nineteenth-century British newspaper or periodical press.
With Michelle Smith and Clare Bradford, she recently completed a manuscript entitled From Colonial to Modern: Girlhood in Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand Print Culture (1840-1940), currently under review at the University of Toronto Press. Her DECRA project is on The Charitable Child: Children and Philanthropy in the Nineteenth Century. With Michelle Smith, she co-edited Girls’ School Stories, 1749-1929 (2014), a six-volume anthology published in Routledge’s “History of Feminism” series. She is also co-editor of Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950 (2014) and a special issue of the Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies on “Colonial Girlhood” in 2013.