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Assoc Prof Pema Duddul

Name Pema Duddul
Position Associate Professor (Editing and Publishing)
Section School of Creative Arts
Office A216
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1158
Extension 1158
Email
Qualifications BA Griffith , BA(Hons) QUT , MA SwinburneUT , PhD Griffith

Pema Düddul (birth name Dallas Baker) is an Associate Professor in writing, editing and publishing at the University of Southern Queensland and leads the editing and publishing discipline as Discipline Convener and Program Coordinator of the three editing and publishing programs (Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters). Pema is also a creative writer with work published in a wide range of journals and anthologies, and has dozens of scholarly articles published on topics such as scriptwriting, queer writing, the ethics of the self, and Buddhism. Pema is also the author of the fantasy fiction series The Faeden Chronicles (www.waycaller.com), written under the pen name D.J. McPhee. His other recent books include Ghosts of Leigh and Other Plays (LineWright, 2018), the titular work of which was also produced and staged at the historic Empire Theatre in 2018. With Jamyang Tenphel, Pema authored Resting in Stillness (2020), a collection of pithy advice about meditation, compassion and Buddhist perspectives on the true nature of mind. As an editor, Pema has worked on numerous international projects including the scholarly anthologies Publishing & Culture (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2019) and Recovering History through Fact and Fiction: Forgotten Lives (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2017). Most recently, Pema was compiler and editor of The Heroic Heart, the latest book by internationally renowned Buddhist nun Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo (Shambhala Publishing, 2022). Pema's current research interests are non-fiction writing (Buddhist), Buddhist notions of gender, and writer-driven publishing.


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190499 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing not elsewhere classified ( 360299 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing ( 360200 )
  • Studies In Eastern Religious Traditions ( 500406 )
  • Literary Studies ( 470500 )
  • Religious Studies ( 500400 )
  • Print Culture ( 470528 )

Research interests
Publishing Studies, Creative Writing (incl. scriptwriting), gender and sexuality in writing, Buddhism.

Professional memberships
Australasian Association of Writing Programs (member)

Industry affiliations
Text: Journal of Writing & Writing Courses (Editor, Special Issues)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Heritage and Culture (CHC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
PUB5001 Introduction to Editing & Publishing
PUB5002 Writing for Editors
PUB5003 Editing in Practice
PUB5004 Professional Practice in Editing & Publishing
PUB5005 Book Design and Production Management
PUB5006 Digital Publishing Internship
PUB5007 Book Promotion, Marketing and Research
PUB8001 Publishing Project

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
13 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Discipline Specialisation Convenor - Editing and Publishing
Program Coordinator, Master of Editing and Publishing (MAEP)
Academic Integrity Officer, School of Creative Arts

Research most recent
Baker, Dallas J. (2021) The Charlatans [Short story]. New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing . pp. 1-6. ISSN 1479-0726

Baker, Dallas John and Brien, Donna lee and Webb, Jen (2019) Publishing and culture: an introduction. In: Publishing and culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 1-17. ISBN 978-1-5275-2804-8

Baker, Dallas (2019) Publishing and identity: gender, sexuality and race. In: Publishing and culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 85-104. ISBN 978-1-5275-2804-8


Research most notable
Baker, D.J., Brien, D.L. & Webb, J. (2019) Publishing & Culture, Cambridge Scholars Press, Cambridge, UK.


Publications in ePrints

Tenphel, Jamyang and Duddul, PemaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5155-7816 (2022) 12 Steps for a DIY At-Home Retreat [Blog post]. Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. ISSN 1055-484X

Duddul, Pema ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5155-7816 (2022) Awakening to joy: a simple method for developing enthusiasm for practice [Blog post]. Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. ISSN 1055-484X

Duddul, Pema ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5155-7816 (2022) Guide to classics: the Tibetan Book of the Dead. The Conversation. pp. 1-5. ISSN 2201-5639

Baker, Dallas John ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5155-7816 (2021) Anne as Pagan, Anne as Queer. In: Reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables: kindred spirits. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle on Tyne, United Kigdom, pp. 159-170. ISBN 1-5275-6749-4

Duddul, Pema ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5155-7816 (2021) Freedom From Illusion: Simple steps to awakening to the true face of reality. Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Winter 2021.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190499 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing not elsewhere classified ( 360299 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing ( 360200 )
  • Studies In Eastern Religious Traditions ( 500406 )
  • Literary Studies ( 470500 )
  • Religious Studies ( 500400 )
  • Print Culture ( 470528 )