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Larissa McLean Davies


Larissa McLean Davies is Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Melbourne. Her research is concerned with the education of teachers across the career span, and specifically with how disciplinary knowledge is understood in the context of decolonising curricula imperatives.

Larissa has published widely at the intersection of literary studies and English education, and is a strong advocate for the teaching of Australian literature in schools. She is a former editor of English in Australia, and co-founder (with Dr Sarah Truman) of the Literary Education Lab.

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