Jen Scott Curwood

Associate Professor, The University of Sydney

Jen Scott Curwood is an Associate Professor of English Education and Media Studies and the English Curriculum Coordinator in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney in Australia. Curwood has 25 years of experience as a secondary English teacher and teacher educator, and her research explores the intersections of literacy, creativity, and technology across communities, schools, and online spaces. Curwood’s research on youth poetic literacy, for instance, has included cultivating a research-practice partnership with the largest poetry slam in the country, studying digital poetry in English classrooms, and examining Instapoetry. She has also published a co-authored book, Conducting Qualitative Research of Learning in Online Spaces.