Professor Diana Glenn – Board Member

BA (Hons), MA, PhD, Dip Ed. Diana is currently Professor Emerita of Italian and formerly Dean of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts at Flinders University. A recipient of national teaching awards, she has published numerous scholarly works on Dante, migration and oral history.

Diana serves as a Chair of the Fellowships Judging Panel for the biennial Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature (2020). She previously served on the Arts SA Literature Advisory Committee and chaired the Multicultural Committee. Additionally, she is an external assessor for Arts Industry Development Programs & Mid-Career Fellowships. She is also a member of the Register of Peers, Australia Council. Diana is a Life Fellow of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation, Leaders Institute of SA, as well as a member of the Institute of Community Directors Australia.

Diana strongly supports the dedicated advocacy by Nexus Arts for promoting culturally diverse representation, inclusivity and intercultural creative practices. Her own cultural background is Italian-Australian.