Claire Hansen

Senior Lecturer in English, Australian National University
Claire Hansen is a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University and a researcher on the Better Strangers project. Her first book, Shakespeare and Complexity Theory, was published by Routledge in 2017. More recently, she has published Shakespeare and Place-Based Learning (Cambridge University Press 2023) and is co-editor of Reimagining Shakespeare Education (CUP 2023). Claire has previously worked at James Cook University and the University of Sydney. Her research interests include early modern drama and literature, pedagogy, complexity theory, ecocriticism, environmental and blue humanities, and the health humanities.

Her other research project centres on Shakespeare and the health humanities. She has published her work in the Medical Humanities journal and is collaborating on a health humanities project called 'The Heart of the Matter'.