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Alison Waller

Researcher, Writer, Educator, Mentor. Honorary Reader in Children's Literature.


Dr Alison Jane Waller, Reader


Alison Waller is a researcher, educator, writer, and mentor, with expertise in young adult literature, memory studies, and reading and wellbeing. She is Honorary Reader at the University of Roehampton and a member of the National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature. She is the author of Constructing Adolescence in Fantastic Realism (2009) and Rereading Childhood Books: A Poetics, (2019), and was the founder and first General Editor of The International Journal of Young Adult Literature.

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