Mrs Kristen Alexander

PhD candidate
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Kristen Alexander is a PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, researching the responses to captivity of Australian airmen prisoners of Stalag Luft III and their families. Specialising in Australian aviation history, she is published in Australia, Great Britain and Japan. She won the non-fiction category of the 2015 ACT Writing and Publishing Award and was highly commended in the 2014 and 2017 awards. Her books are included on the RAAF Chief of Air Force’s 2010 and 2015 reading lists. She is currently the editorial assistant at War & Society journal.

<p>Publications: • Taking Flight. Lores Bonney's Extraordinary Flying Career, NLA Publishing, 2016 • Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain, NewSouth Books, 2014 (UK edition by Pen & Sword, 2015) • Australian Eagles, Barrallier Books, 2013 • Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader, Allen & Unwin, 2009 • Clive Caldwell Air Ace, Allen & Unwin, 2006 (Japanese edition by Tsukomo, 2011)</p>
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