Wendy Larcombe is a Senior Lecturer in the Law School at the University of Melbourne having previously held the position of senior adviser in Equity, Language and Learning Programs. She also taught in the Department of English with Cultural Studies while researching her PhD, and has also worked in community legal centres, student unions and feminist publishing.
While a community development worker for the Womenâ€™s Legal Resource Group she co-founded and coordinated the Real Rape Law Coalition and later worked on the steering committee of the Project for Legal Action Against Sexual Assault.
She was an honorary consultant to the Law Reform Commission of Victoria during its review of rape law and procedure, 1990-1992. As a member of the Sybylla Press collective, she co-edited Second Degree Tampering: writing by women. She has written on feminist legal studies and popular fiction for a number of magazines and journals.