Professor Helen Tiffin (Australia)

Helen Tiffin, Professor of English at the University of Tasmania, is recognized as one of the leading scholars in the world in the area of postcolonial studies since the 1980s. She is the author of The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Postcolonial Literatures (1989; with Bill Ashcroft and Gareth Griffiths), regarded as a foundational text in postcolonial theory. Helen is now producing ground-breaking work at the interface of Literature and Human-Animal Studies.