Associate Professor Pam Allen
Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching
Associate Dean, Internationalisation
BA (Asian Studies) (Hons) (ANU), DipEd (Adelaide), BEd (Adelaide), MA (Hawaii), PhD (Sydney)
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Pam Allen is Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning/International) in the Faculty of Arts. She also teaches in the School of Humanities.
Her research interests include contemporary Indonesian literature, and popular culture, with a particular interest in postcolonialism, gender and minority ethnic voices. Her publications include articles on contemporary literature as well as translations into English of Indonesian fiction. She has undertaken research into the impact of regional autonomy on literature and the arts in Indonesia with a particular focus on Bali and West Sumatra and she has researched and published on cultural practices in overseas Indonesian/Malay communities, in Suriname and New Caledonia.
In 2007 Pam won a Carrick Citation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning - for exemplary guidance of student learning through the use of authentic and engaging strategies designed to facilitate students' deep understanding and appreciation of culture and language.
Pam has taught undergraduate units in Indonesian language, literature and popular culture, as well as undergraduate Asian Studies units. At Honours level she has taught and supervised in both the Indonesian and the Asian Studies programs. She is currently supervising or co-supervising 4 post-graduate students. She is frequently involved in delivery of professional development in both Indonesian and Asian Studies to teachers at primary, secondary and senior secondary level.