• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0374

Klein, Renate

(1945 – )
  • Born 5 April, 1945, Switzerland
  • Occupation Associate professor, Feminist, Writer


Described as a radical feminist, Klein was awarded a Master of Science degree in Biology from The University of Zurich; a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of California, Berkeley; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from London University.

A senior lecturer in Women’s Studies, she is currently Associate Professor at Deakin University’s School of Social and International Studies in Burwood, Melbourne.

With Susan Hawthorne she established Spinifex Press, specialising in feminist publications, in the early 1990s.

Published resources

  • Edited Book
    • Australia for women: travel and culture, Hawthorne, Susan and Renate Klein, 1994
    • Cyberfeminism: connectivity, critique and creativity, Hawthorne, Susan and Renate Klein, 1999
    • Theories of Women's Studies, Bowles, Gloria and Renate Duelli Klein, 1983
  • Resource

Related entries

  • Founder
    • Spinifex Press (1990 - )
  • Collaborator
    • Hawthorne, Susan