Tom Clark

Tom Clark is an Associate Professor in the First Year College at Victoria University, Melbourne, as well as supervising research thesis students. He is President of
the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) and Secretary-General of the International Federation for Modern Language and Literature (FILLM). He is also Deputy Chair of the Victoria University Academic Board.

Tom’s academic work combines an education in early English and Old Norse poetry with a professional background in speechwriting and policy advice to inform his teaching of rhetoric and public speaking, as well as various research projects looking at the poetic qualities of contemporary public language.