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Gigi Adair is a lecturer in cultural studies and postcolonial literature in the English department at the University of Postdam. After beginning her studies with a B.Liberal Studies (Hons) at the University of Sydney, with Honours in Gender Studies and additional majors in Chemistry and Asian studies, she completed an MA and then a PhD (2015) in English at the Freie Universität Berlin, with a thesis on diasporic kinship in contemporary Black Atlantic fiction. Her research and teaching interests include 18th- to 21st-century Anglophone literature, travel literature, postcolonial studies, gender studies and queer theory.

Her current projects and cooperations include: