Jacqueline Dutton

Head of Arts Discovery and Professor of French Studies
University of Melbourne

Jacqueline Dutton is Professor of French Studies and Head of Arts Discovery – New Futures, the flagship progam for all commencing Arts students. Her leadership in curriculum design foregrounds Agency, Futures Literacy and Utopian Thinking as key tools to empower future generations and enhance transition to university. She has presented innovative collaborative research on developing this program for delivery to 2500 Arts students per year at conferences in the UK and Finland. She has a long-established reputation as a leading researcher and writer on French culture and identity, specialising in literature, food, wine, travel and utopia as intercultural products of regional, national and international geopolitics.