Professor Denise Varney
Professor Denise Varney
Dean, Faculty of Arts
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"We are a diverse Faculty with a commitment to innovation and community engagement, offering programs as wide-ranging as Indigenous Studies, Classic and Indonesian language. We provide employment-relevant specialisations in such fields as public policy, journalism, linguistics, cultural conservation and development studies."

Whatever path you choose I know that you will have an exciting and rewarding experience at Melbourne. I warmly welcome you to the Arts community. Professor Denise Varney - Dean, Faculty of Arts

Denise Varney is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at The University of Melbourne. Her research areas include modern Australian theatre and contemporary drama and performance, Brechtian and contemporary German theatre, feminist criticism and performance. Denise has served as co-convenor of the Feminist Research Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (2010-2015) and Senior Reviews Editor for Theatre Research International and is the Australian Drama Series Editor for Rodopi/Brill Scholarly Press, Amsterdam.

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