Dean, School of Humanities and Creative Arts
Office of Humanities and Creative Arts
BA (Adel) [Awarded Gentilli Medal in Italian]
BA Hons [First Class] (Flind)
Diploma of Education (Adel)
Fellow of the Governor's Leadership Foundation 2008
NAATI Level 3 Translator's Certificate (Italian to English)
South Australian Women's Honour Roll 2015 (Office for Women, Government of South Australia)
Australian Learning and Teaching Council 2011 (national award):
Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: "For sustained commitment to excellence in research-based teaching that inspires and motivates students in the field of Italian language and culture".
Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology Award for Excellence in Teaching 2010:
Citation: "For sustained excellence in research-based teaching that inspires and motivates students to immerse themselves in Italian language and culture".
Governor's Leadership Foundation Program 2008:
Fellow of the Governor's Leadership Foundation 2008, Leaders Institute of SA.
Carrick Institute Citation 2007 (national award):
Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (with E. Bouvet, M. L. Long & M. Tsianikas from the Department of Languages): "For sustained excellence and leadership in the development of a diverse and innovative research-based curriculum in language pedagogy and cultural studies".
Flinders College of Distinguished Educators
Flinders Teaching Quality Network
School of Humanities and Creative Arts:
Dean of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts
Chair, School of Humanities and Creative Arts Executive of the Board
Chair, School of Humanities and Creative Arts Board
Chair, Appointment Committees
Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law:
Member of Executive Dean's Advisory Committee
Member of EHL Faculty Board
Member of Academic Senate
Alternate academic member, Student Appeals Committee
Member of Music Advisory Committee
ICI EU-AU "Border Crossings: People and Places" Joint Mobility Project:
AU Lead Coordinator and Flinders Academic Coordinator for the ICI EU-AU Joint Mobility Project "Border Crossings: People and Places". This 3-year project involves a consortium of eight universities (Flinders, La Trobe, Griffith, James Cook, Malmo, Utrecht, Roma Tre and Jagiellonian) and provides a framework of international placement and multi-disciplinary curriculum content for Australian and European students on exchange scholarships with an internship component. The "Border Crossings: People and Places" project also facilitates staff exchanges among the consortium institutions for the purposes of teaching and research. Funding: Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Resources and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) AU$376,400; European Union EUR298.000.
Eighteenth-century criticism of Dante; the role and significance of women in Dante's Commedia; Italian-Australian literature; Migration Studies; issues involving women and the place of these issues in contemporary Italian fiction.
: Italian Literary Studies
; Dante Studies
: Dante Studies
: Italian Migration
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|Location:||Humanities Building (205)|
|Postal address:||GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia|