Dr Claire Whitley

Associate Academic Language and Learning (ALL) Teaching Specialist Academic

Learning and Teaching Innovation

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Claire Whitley is a teaching specialist in the Student Learning Support Service. She is primarily responsible for coordinating and facilitating English for Academic Purposes and is the SLSS's primary contact in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Her research interests include assessment practices, enabling pedagogy, and feedback literacy. She holds a PhD in Screen and Media, where her interests include Hollywood film comedy, media aligned with popular feminism, "unruly" femininity, and industrial responses to socio-cultural trends.


Doctor of Philosophy (Screen & Media), Flinders University

Bachelor of Arts (Hons, First Class), Flinders University

Bachelor of Arts Enhanced Program for High Achievers, Flinders University

Honours, awards and grants

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship, 2018

Flinders University Medal, 2017

Teaching interests

Flinders Foundation Studies

English for Academic Purposes

Introductory Academic Program

Military Academic Pathway Program

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Media expertise
  • Cinema
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Feminism
  • Film