Professor Susan Sheridan
- Post-Nominals: FAHA
- Fellow Type: Fellow
- Elected to the Academy: 2003
- Section: English / Cultural and Communication Studies
Susan Sheridan taught women's studies at Flinders University until her retirement in 2006. She convened the 'Feminism and the Humanities' year at the Australian National University Humanities Research Centre in 1986 and was foundation Reviews Editor of Australian Feminist Studies (1985-2005). Her books include 'Christina Stead' (1988); 'Along the Faultlines: Sex, Race and Nation in Australian Women's Writing' 1880s to 1930s (1995); 'Who Was That Woman? The Australian Women's Weekly in the Postwar Years' (2002); 'Nine Lives: Postwar Women Writers Making Their Mark (2011)'; and 'The Fiction of Thea Astley' (2016). She edited 'Grafts: Feminist Cultural Criticism' (1988), 'Debutante Nation: Feminism Contests the 1890s' (1993, with Sue Rowley and Susan Magarey) and Thea Astley's 'Fictional Worlds' (2006, with Paul Genoni). Susan is currently a judge on the Miles Franklin Literary Award.