Daniel Anlezark

Professor Daniel Anlezark

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2014
  • Section(s): English


Daniel Anlezark is a member of the Department of English at the University of Sydney, where he has worked since 2006. He completed his undergraduate study at Macquarie University, before being awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to undertake research at the University of Oxford. Before arriving at the University of Sydney he taught at the University of Oxford, Trinity College Dublin and Durham University. His research is in the field of Old English literature and language, with a particular interest in Old English biblical literature. He is an editor of Old English poetry and has published a number of books. In 2014 he was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship to research the relationship between literature and science in early medieval literature.

Acknowledgement of Country

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