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
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'.