Dr Jill Golden has an MA (Hons) & DipEd from the University of Sydney, and a Graduate Diploma in Women's Studies (SACAE). In 1996, she completed a PhD on children, stories and gender at James Cook University. Jill Golden is a lecturer in English at Flinders University, and has previously taught at Colleges of Advanced Education (Torrens, Underdale and Sturt). In 2002 and 2003 she spent a total of eight months teaching at the new National University of East Timor in Dili, East Timor.
Dr Golden’s research and teaching interests include traditional literatures and mythologies, Aboriginal literature, autobiographical writings by women, and feminist and poststructuralist approaches to questions of narrative and identity in contemporary literature.
In 2006, Jill Golden’s book, Inventing Beatrice, was published by Wakefield Press.