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Kateryna Olijnyk Longley Kateryna Olijnyk Longley i(A30755 works by)
Born: Established: 1944 ;
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1949
Heritage: Ukrainian
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Kateryna Longley grew up during the 1950s as a "New Australian" in Brighton, an Adelaide suburb. After becoming a science and mathematics teacher she completed a doctorate in literature at Melbourne University. Longley is a Professor of Literature at Murdoch University and the University's first Pro Vice-Chancellor for Regional Development. Her contribution to higher education was recognised in the 2001 WA Telstra Business Women's Awards. Longley is particularly interested in literature dealing with cultural dislocation.

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