Imke van Heerden holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of York, UK. Her research in contemporary South African literature (video) was supported by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in addition to a doctoral fellowship courtesy of York's Humanities Research Centre. In January 2016 she was announced the overall winner of the YorkTalks PhD Research Spotlight Competition.
After more than a decade of involvement with the intellectual magazine, LitNet, she has joined the CRASSH team to manage the Centre's communications.
CRASSH, Communications Manager
March 2017 - Present