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Rachel Cunneen

Senior Lecturer in English and Literacy Education., University of Canberra

PhD in Australian literature
GradDipEd in English and TESOL
Former Secondary English teacher
Former literary reviewer for the Canberra Times and Financial Review
Completed research with UNSW on educational pathways for students from a refugee background
Current research on co-developing civic online reasoning and media literacy with ACT Primary Schools
Convenor of Teacher Literacy units at University of Canberra
Convenor of Children's Literature for Educators at University of Canberra
Student Success and LANTITE Coordinator at University of Canberra


  • –present
    Assistant Professor in English and Literacy Education, University of Canberra


  • 2003 
    ANU, Phd