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School of Education

Pamela Williams

Position: Lecturer
Location: Gippsland Campus, Room: 5N/187
Phone: (03) 5122 8314


Pamela is a lecturer in the Higher Education Programs and Courses in the School of Education. She is the 2015 coordinator of the Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST) and teaches into the Embedded Academic Transition (EAT) program. Pamela has taught a range of undergraduate courses in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University since 1994. She has an abiding interest in the first year student experience and was a member of the first network of transition working groups to be established at Monash University and has worked for over a decade with students at academic risk in both academic and administrative roles. Pamela was also a member of the Monash University Diploma of Tertiary Studies teaching team in 2013 and 2014.


  • Bachelor of Arts (Literature & Cultural Studies) Monash University
  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts (H1) Monash University

Areas of expertise and research interests

  • Student transition and first-year experience
  • Students at academic risk
  • Autobiographical studies



Turner, J.N. & Williams, P. (Eds.). (1994). The Happy Couple: Law and Literature. Leichardt: The Federation Press.

Book chapters

Williams, P. & Earl, C. (2015). Social Transition. In S. Levy, & M. Treacey (Eds.), Student Voices in Transition (2nd ed. pp.61-75). Pretoria: Van Schaik.