Dr Anna Desjardins (Notley)

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

Dr Anna Desjardins is a Research Fellow in MultiLit Research Unit (MRU) and Product Developer for MultiLit.

Anna has a Research Masters (Cum Laude) 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, was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for Academic Excellence.

Prior to joining MultiLit she worked as a research officer on a range of child language development projects at the University of Western Sydney and Macquarie University and lectured within the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University. She now develops materials for MultiLit programs as a member of the Product Development team, and contributes to associated research and program evaluations as a member of the MultiLit Research Unit.

Anna has also authored a collection of poetry for children and several of MultiLit’s new picture books, published by Putto Press.