BA, GradDipAppLing, GradDipEd, MA(BibStud), Master of Linguistics and Exegesis, PhD(HebrewBible)
Dr Carolyn Alsen is Senior Lecturer in Higher Education, Academic Programs, University of Divinity. In her role, Carolyn drives improvements to academic quality and student experience at the University. In order to support the Education Pillar in the University’s Strategic Plan, this includes Higher Education research for Academic Board to improve student experience and outcomes, development and quality reviews of the University’s awards and curriculum and support of staff in their teaching. Carolyn leads educational professional development for academic staff, including orientation, Higher Education issues, skills for staff to deliver course advice, teaching and learning development and scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).
Carolyn has experience in Higher Education management, academic quality and strategic planning, lecturing in biblical studies and linguistics, curriculum design, quality compliance and research in Australian and international Universities. Research and teaching interests include the gaze, surveillance, biblical decolonizing and gender criticism, the book of Genesis and biblical Semitic linguistics. Her pastoral and educational experience includes assistant to Principal at a University residential college, working in Bible translation in Papua New Guinea, teaching secondary religious education and English and parish-based pastoral work.
Accredited teaching disciplines
- Society of Biblical Literature (Member)
- ANZATS (Member)
- Fellowship for Biblical Studies Australia (Melbourne) (Member)
- Victorian Institute of Teaching (Member)
- Society of Asian Biblical Studies (Member)