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Deborah has enjoyed a varied academic and teaching career in literature, drama, and writing at several institutions in Sydney and Paris.

She has lectured in literature for many years at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney campus. Deborah has also taught literature, drama, media and cultural studies at the University of Sydney and the University of Technology, Sydney. An award-winning teacher, she was the recipient of an Australian Award for University Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student learning (2018) for her work in literature as transdisciplinary practice.


Deborah lectured and tutored at the University of Paris VII Denis-Diderot and the prestigious grand école, Sciences Po, in Paris.


Throughout her teaching life, Deborah has designed, coordinated and delivered over twenty courses exploring several hundreds of literary texts. Her career highlights to date include running a transdisciplinary course in Paris and Normandy, and a Shakespeare Mastermind course, involving a multidisciplinary take on what it means to be a human being. She has loved working with a wide range of students with richly diverse cultures, languages and heritage.


Deborah currently teaches courses on the Novel, Life Writing, Literary Theory, Modernism, Texts and Traditions, and Poetry and Poetics.

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