BA Hons (ANU), PhD (Sydney), Dip Ed St (CoT, London) Dip Theol & Rel St (Cantab)
Associate Dean of Studies
Senior Lecturer in Literature
Phone +(61) 2 9896 9319
Stephen McInerney (b. 1976) holds a Doctorate from the University of Sydney (2006), and a Bachelor of Arts (with First Class Honours) from the Australian National University, where he was awarded the University Medal in English in 2000. In 2012 he completed an Advanced Diploma in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Cambridge, and was awarded the Theological Studies Prize.
Part of the original faculty at Campion, Dr McInerney has taught across the entire literature curriculum offered by the College, and currently teaches courses on the Catholic Imagination, Shakespeare and Australian Literature.
A published poet, his work has most recently appeared in the landmark anthology, Australian Poetry Since 1788, eds. Robert Gray and Geoffrey Lehmann (Kensington: UNSW Press, 2011).
Selected recent publications:
The Enclosure of An Open Mystery: Sacrament and Incarnation in the Writings of Gerard Manley Hopkins, David Jones and Les Murray. Peter Lang, 2012
“David Jones’s Blessed Rage for Order: The ‘Will Toward Shape’”, Logos, Vol. 14: 2 (Spring, 2011): 59-81
“Integrated Learning: Some Reflections on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” in Geoffrey Caban, ed. Education Through the Liberal Arts (Kensington: Warrane College Monographs, 2010): pp. 61-66.
Chapter 12: “ ‘Art with its Largesse and its own Restraint’: The sacramental poetics of Elizabeth Jennings and Les Murray”, in Mary Reichardt, ed. Between Human and Divine: The Catholic Vision in Contemporary Literature (Washington D.C: Catholic University of America Press, 2010): pp. 207-225.
“Les Murray”, The New Catholic Encyclopedia: Supplement 2011- Literature, Music and the Arts (Washington D.C.: Gale Publishing, June 2011).
“Elizabeth Jennings”, The New Catholic Encyclopedia: Supplement 2011 – Literature, Music and the Arts (Washington D.C.: Gale Publishing, June 2011).
“Seamus Heaney”, The New Catholic Encyclopedia: Supplement 2011 – Literature, Music and Arts (Washington D.C.: Gale Publishing, June 2011).
“Ideas for a Way of Life” and “A Summer Morning, Sydney”, in Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, eds. Australian Poetry Since 1788 (Kensington: UNSW Press, 2011).
“Sonnet to Women” in Jamie Grant, ed. 100 Australian Poems of Love and Loss. (Melbourne: Hardie Grant, 2011): p. 93.
“After Wendy Cope” in Jamie Grant, ed. 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know (Melbourne: Hardie Grant, 2008): p. 227.