Martine is researching the links between traditional folklore and contemporary conspiracy narratives, including the language and community-generated stories that high-demand groups use to entice, coerce and control members.
She is a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland.
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Martine teaches with the writing team at The University of Queensland, where she tutors courses in grammar, syntax and style as well as professional and creative writing.