Sarah E. Truman

Sarah E. Tru­man is a Post­doc­tor­al Research Fel­low at Uni­ver­si­ty of Mel­bourne. She was a Researcher at The Ped­a­gog­i­cal Impulse from 2012–2017, and con­tin­ues to col­lab­o­rate with the team on pub­li­ca­tions and projects.

Her cur­rent research in Aus­tralia focus­es on spec­u­la­tive fic­tion and STEM imag­i­nar­ies in texts and research-cre­ation method­olo­gies. Sarah’s research is informed by the new mate­ri­alisms with a par­tic­u­lar inter­est in the­o­ries of affect and queer the­o­ry. She is the author of Search­ing for Guan Yin (White Pine, 2011); co-edi­tor of Ped­a­gog­i­cal Mat­ters: New Mate­ri­al­ism and Cur­ricu­lum Stud­ies (Peter Lang, 2016); and co-author of the book Walk­ing Method­olo­gies in More-than-Human World: Walk­inglab (Rout­ledge, 2018).

She co-directs Walk­ingLab ( and is one half of the elec­tro-glitch band Oblique Curiosi­ties (