Raelke is an applied sociolinguist and creative writing researcher working as a Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at Charles Darwin University. Her interdisciplinary research explores the intersections between applied linguistics and creative practice and process, with a focus on systemic functional linguistics (SFL), genre analysis, multilingual literatures and the role of literature texts and extensive reading in autonomous language learning.
Her creative-led research explores the interplay between digital and analogue tools for creating art.
Raelke is President of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) and an editor of the association’s journal, the Journal of Language, Literature and Culture.
Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Writing), Flinders University
Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics), The University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing), Flinders University
Diploma of Modern Languages (German), The University of New England