Emina's background is in speech-language pathology, education, child and adolescent psychiatry, and public health. She is an adjunct lecturer in literacy at La Trobe University, and Head of English and Literacy at a Victorian Primary School, with a focus on assessment, curriculum, instruction, and intervention. Emina also works as a professional learning provider and coach in schools across Australia.


Emina is a research member of La Trobe University’s Science of Language and Reading (SOLAR) Lab. Her research interests are evidence-based practice in education, language and literacy instruction, cognition, mental health, pedagogy, professional learning, and the speech pathology-teaching interface in schools.