Claire Jones is currently completing a doctorate at the University of Western Australia titled
<em>Gardening Australia: uncovering the national Bildung project</em>. She has taught English at both university and high school level and her areas of research include Australian literature, World Literature and Postnational studies. These interests led to her participation in the Institute for World Literature at Harvard in June and July 2013. Claire is currently the examiner for secondary English in Western Australia.