A/PROF Larissa McLean Davies

A/PROF Larissa McLean Davies


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature
  • Australian Literature
  • Australian Literature
  • Critical Literacy; Gender in Subject English; Creative Writing
  • English Curriculum; Text Selection
  • Literary Education; Digital Literacy and Learning; Literature teaching in first and second language contexts
  • Teacher Education; Clinical Teaching



Member of

  • Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL). Ex-officio committee member 2009 -
  • Australia India Institute. Member of Academic Advisory Group 2008 -
  • Victorian Association for the Teaching of English (VATE). Individual member 1995 -


Selected publications


Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • McLean Davies, L., B. Kameniar, C. Reid, D. Tyler, D. Acquaro & J. Kinsman (2012) An Examination of Clinical Praxis in MTeach Learning Area Subjects, MGSE Faculty Grant.
    Kameniar, B., L. McLean Davies, C. Reid, & D. Tyler. (2011) Clinical Praxis: an investigation of the impact of clinical examinations in the Master of Teaching. Faculty Grant. This grant provided funds to research the efficacy of the CPE for Teacher Candidates. A publication on this research is in progress.
    McLean Davies, L., C. Reid, B. Kameniar, & D Tyler. (2011) Towards Systemic Clinical Praxis: enhancing learning and teaching across a Profession Office of the Provost – Teaching and Learning Grant.


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2007
  • BA (HONS), University of Melbourne 1995
  • B.MUS (HONS), University of Melbourne 1995


Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I currently offer Higher Degree Research supervision in the following areas: critical literacy; digital literacy and learning; multi-modal literacy, literature teaching in first and second language contexts, Australian writing, creative writing, gender and subject English.