Assoc Prof Pam Allen

Pamela Allen is an Associate Professor, Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching), and Associate Dean (Internationalisation) in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Tasmania and specializes in Indonesian language and social studies. Pam has taught, researched and published extensively in Indonesian language, Indonesian literature and Indonesian popular culture, as well as in the field of Asian Studies. Her undergraduate degree is from Australian National University and she has a PhD from the University of Sydney. She is herself a qualified teacher and also a teacher-educator with extensive experience in the secondary school and tertiary sector and has received several awards in recognition of her teaching excellence. She the author of several books and contributes widely to journals and literary publications especially in relation to literature and arts in Indonesia. As Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching), Pam has oversight of learning and teaching initiatives and projects within the Faculty of Arts and provides leadership in the implementation of learning and teaching policy. Such initiatives and projects often intersect with key internationalisation objectives of the Faculty such as building external relationships with global partners to enable increased sharing of knowledge, learning and innovation. The WORLREPORT proposal has the potential to serve and enhance both learning and teaching initiatives within the Journalism, Media & Communications as well as internationalisation of the curriculum within the Faculty of Arts.