Dr Anna Desjardins (Notley)

Product Developer and Member, MRU, BA/BSc (Hons), MA, PhD

Anna has a Research Masters in Linguistics from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD in Cognitive Science from Macquarie University. Her PhD thesis, in the field of child language acquisition, examined young children’s understanding of ambiguous sentences. 

Prior to joining MultiLit, she contributed to child language research projects at the University of Western Sydney and Macquarie University and worked as a lecturer and course coordinator with the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University. She has now developed materials for a range of MultiLit programs, and brings this practical experience, along with her long-standing interest in children and language, her strong academic background in research, and her linguistic expertise to the MultiLit Research Unit and Product Development team.