Jessie Byrne

 Org Unit Faculty of Arts
 Email jessie.byrne@adelaide.edu.au
 Location Floor/Room 8 18 ,  Napier ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr Jessie Byrne is the program coordinator for the Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) program. She also teaches in the fields of creative writing and internships.

    Jessie was awarded her PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide in 2019. She also has tertiary qualifications in politics, public policy and journalism.

    She has extensive experience and policy and senior management roles in the public sector within the Australian, Tasmanian and South Australian governments. She has experience in the community sector in a range of policy fields as well as a board director. She works in the fields of policy, writing and editing.

     

  • Qualifications

    PhD in Creative Writing, University of Adelaide, 2019

    Masters in Creative Writing, University of Adelaide, 2012

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Public Policy, University of Adelaide, 1986

    Bachelor of Arts (Journalism), University of South Australia, 1985

  • Awards & Achievements

    Writers SA and Hachette Australia Mentorship Program, Co-winner, 2017

  • Teaching Interests

    Creative Writing

    Work-integrated Learning, Internships and Community Engagement

    Policy Research and Reporting

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Entry last updated: Thursday, 19 Mar 2020

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