Dr Tseen Khoo

Developing research communities

Peer-reviewed publications

If you have issues accessing my journal papers or book chapters through your institution, contact me for a copy. 


  1. KHOO, T. (2021) ‘Creating spaces to develop research culture.’ International Journal of Academic Development. DOI: 10.1080/1360144X.2021.1987913
  2. KHOO, T., J. Burford, E. Henderson, H. Liu, and Z Nicolazzo. (2021) ‘Not Getting Over It: The Impact of Sara Ahmed’s Work within Critical University Studies.’ Journal of Intercultural Studies 42:1, 84-98. DOI: 10.1080/07256868.2020.1859209
  3. Kwok, J. T. Kwok, and T. KHOO. (2017) ‘Asian Australian Mobilities—Cultural, Social, and Political.’ Journal of Australian Studies 41.3: 277-286. DOI: 10.1080/14443058.2017.1344998
  4. KHOO, T., and R. Noonan. (2011) ‘Wartime Fundraising by Chinese Australian Communities.’ Australian Historical Studies 42.1: 92-110. DOI: 10.1080/1031461X.2010.541472
  5. KHOO, T., and R. Noonan. (2011) ‘Going for Gold: Creating a Chinese Heritage Festival in Nundle, New South Wales.’ Continuum 25.4: 491-502. DOI: 10.1080/10304312.2011.575217
  6. Lo, J., D. Chan, and T. KHOO. (2010) ‘Asian Australia and Asian America – Transnational Connections.’ Amerasia 36.2: xiii-xxx. DOI: 10.17953/amer.36.2.v2726272r87160n7
  7. KHOO, T., and J. Lo. (2008) ‘Asia@Home: New Trajectories in Asian Australian Studies.’ Journal of Australian Studies 32.4: 425-432. DOI: 10.1080/14443050802471327
  8. Misajon, R., and T. KHOO. (2008) ‘Pinoy TV: Imagining the Filippino-Australian Community.’ Journal of Australian Studies 32.4: 455-466. DOI: 10.1080/14443050802471368
  9. KHOO, T. (2004) ‘The Contagion within.’ Borderlands 3.3.
  10. KHOO, T. (2001) ‘Re-siting Australian identity: Configuring the Chinese citizen in Diana Giese’s Astronauts, Lost Souls and Dragons and William Yang’s Sadness.’ Otherland Literary Journal 7: 93-109.
  11. Lo, J., T. KHOO, and H. Gilbert. (2000) ‘New Formations in Asian-Australian Cultural Politics.’ Journal of Australian Studies / Australian Cultural History; Special Joint Issue JAS no. 65 / ACH no. 19: 1-12. DOI: 10.1080/14443050009387580
  12. KHOO, T. (2000) ‘Selling Sexotica: Oriental Grunge and Suburbia in Lillian Ng’s Swallowing Clouds.’ Journal of Australian Studies / Australian Cultural History; Special Joint Issue JAS no. 65 / ACH no. 19: 164-172. DOI: 10.1080/14443050009387600
  13. KHOO, T. (1999) ‘Fetishising flesh: Asian-Australian and Asian-Canadian representation, porno-culinary genres, and the radically marked body.’ M/C Journal 2.3: 1-3. DOI: 10.5204/mcj.1755
  14. KHOO, T. (1996) ‘Who are we talking about? Asian-Australian women writers: An overview.’ Hecate 22.2: 11-30.


  1. [forthcoming] KHOO, T., J. Burford, and J. Fyffe. (2021) ‘Creating care-full conditions is institutional work: Research developers as campus earthworms.’ Healthy Relationships in Higher Education: Promoting Wellbeing Across Academia. Ed. N. Lemon. Routledge.
  2. [forthcoming] Burford, J., J. Fyffe, and T. KHOO. (2021) ‘Working with/against imposter syndrome: Research educators’ reflections.’ The Palgrave Handbook of ‘Imposter Syndrome’ in Higher Education. Ed. M. Addison, M. Breeze, and Y. Taylor. Palgrave.
  3. KHOO, T. (2018) ‘The right kind of ambition.’ Mindfulness in the academy: Practices and perspectives from scholars. Ed. N. Lemon and S. McDonough. New York: Springer. 233-245.
  4. KHOO, T. (2017) ‘Sustaining Asian Australian Scholarly Activism Online.’ The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education. Ed. D. Lupton, I. Mewburn, and P. Thomson. Abingdon, UK and New York: Routledge. 91-104.
  5. KHOO, T. (2014) ‘Right back where we started from’, in Being ‘In and Out’: Providing Voice to Early Career Women in Academia. Ed. N. Lemon and S. Garvis. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. 57-67.
  6. KHOO, T. (2010) ‘Narrating Success: Chinese Australians and Cultural Citizenship.’ Modern Australian Criticism and Theory: A Critical Guide. Ed. G. Wang and D. Carter. Qingdao and Edinburgh: China Ocean UP and Edinburgh UP. 273-282. (translated into Chinese)
  7. KHOO, T. (2009) ‘Common Ground? Deploying Asian North American Studies in Australia.’ Virtually American? Denationalizing North American Studies. Ed. M. Banerjee. Heidelberg: Carl Winter UP. 123-34.
  8. KHOO, T. (2009) ‘Affirming Cosmopolitanism? Chineseness and the Chinese Museum of Queensland.’ China Abroad: Travels, Spaces, Subjects. Ed. E. Ho and J. Kuehn. Hong Kong UP. 209-24, 257-58.
  9. KHOO, T. (2008) ‘Locating Asian Australian Cultures.’ Locating Asian Australian Cultures. Ed. T. Khoo. London and New York: Routledge. 1-9.
  10. KHOO, T. (2005) “’We are one but we are many’: representations of Chinese-Australian heritage.” Beyond Good and Evil?: Essays on Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region. Ed. D. Haskell, M. McKinlay, and P. Rich. Crawley, WA: U of Western Australia P. 121-131.
  11. KHOO, T. (2003) ‘Angry Yellow Men: Asian-Australian and Asian-Canadian Masculinities.Asian Masculinities: The Meaning and Practice of Manhood in China and Japan. Ed. K. Louie and M. Low. London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon P. 220-243.
  12. KHOO, T. (2000) “The Ocker Ethnic: Hung Le and Australian Cultural Identity.” Interactions: Asian and Pacific Literatures. Ed. D. Haskell and R. Shapiro. Perth: Centre for the Study of Australian Literature and U of Western Australia P. 55-62.


  • KHOO, T., P. Ward, and J. O’Donnell. (2021 – under contract) Getting Research Funded: Five Essential Rules for Early Career Researchers. Part of the ‘Insider Guides to Success in Academia’ (Series editors: P. Thomson and H. Kara). Routledge.
  • KHOO, T. (2003) Banana Bending: Asian-Australian and Asian-Canadian Literatures. Hong Kong & Montreal: Hong Kong UP & McGill-Queens UP.


  1. KHOO, T., and J. T. Kwok (eds). (2017) Journal of Australian Studies. ‘Asian Australian mobilities: Cultural, social, political.’ 41.3.
  2. Reeves, K., and T. KHOO (eds). (2011) Australian Historical Studies. ‘Dragon Tails: Re-Interpreting Chinese-Australian History.’ 42.1.
  3. Lo, J., D. Chan, and T. KHOO (eds). (2010) Amerasia. ‘Asian Australia and Asian America: Transnational Connections.’ 36.2.
  4. KHOO, T., and J. Lo (eds). (2008) Journal of Australian Studies. ‘Asia@Home: New Trajectories in Asian Australian Studies.’ 32.4. 
  5. KHOO, T. (ed). (2008) Locating Asian Australian Cultures. London and New York: Routledge.
  6. KHOO, T. and K. Louie (eds). (2005) Culture, Identity, Commodity: Diasporic Chinese Literatures in English. Hong Kong and Montreal: Hong Kong and McGill-Queens UP.
  7. KHOO, T. (ed). (2003) Asian Studies Review. ‘Diaspora.’ 27.2.
  8. Newman, P., T. KHOO, and K. Goldie (eds). (2001) M/C (Journal of Media and Culture)Sorry.’
  9. Gilbert, H., T. KHOO, and J. Lo (eds). (2000) Journal of Australian Studies. ‘Diaspora: Negotiating Asian Australia.’ 24.65.

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