Dr.Victoria de Rjjke joined the University in 1990, gaining her PhD in Metaphor in Literature & the Visual Arts in 2001.
Proficient in Dutch and French
Research interests include: Metaphor, Play, Children's Literature & the Arts
De Rijke, Victoria (2012) The a-z of dangerous food. TATE, London. ISBN 9781849760164
De Rijke, Victoria Supertoys: on play, affective machines and object Relation. [Show/Exhibition]
De Rijke, Victoria (2013) Your tern now my tern later: a tribute to the outlaw writer Russell Hoban. Children's Literature in Education . ISSN 0045-6713
De Rijke, Victoria (2013) Word play. In: The art & play reader. Tate Publishing, London, UK. (In Press)
De Rijke, Victoria , eds. (2008) Supertoys: a user's manual. Arnolfini. ISBN 9780907738923
AHRC funded research into DUCK for publication with Reaktion Book's Animal series
Experience with radio and media following the Quack Project. Dr. de Rijke is also Co-Chief Editor of the international journal 'Children's Literature in Education'.