Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Research Expertise

There is a diverse array of research undertaken within the Faculty of Arts and Education, ensuring we have supervisors with a broad scope of expertise.

To find a specific area of interest, just start typing your topic in the search box. If you are a CSU Staff Member, you can also view a slide show/pdf of the broad range of work and research interests by staff in the Faculty of Arts and Education.

Name Content Expertise Methods ExpertiseDiscipline
Zundans-Fraser,  Lucie

Teacher Education

Inclusive education; Special education; Gifted education; Course design; Curriculum design; Collaborative practice; Higher education Qualitative research methods; Design-based research  
Yucel,  Salih

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Islamic Theology; Quranic Exegesis; Jurisprudence; interfaith relations and contemporary Islamic movements   
Yi,  Zhixian

Information Studies

Management and leadership for information professionals; Change management; Knowledge management; Marketing techniques; Information needs and use; Digital libraries; Information technology use Quantitative and qualitative data analysis  
Winslade, Matthew

School of Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education; Health Promotion; Physical Activity; Professional Experience /Work Integrated learning; Intercultural and cultural competence; teacher education; School-university partnerships Qualitative research methods Teacher Education
Wickeri, Philip China Studies Historiography Church History
West, James Biblical Studies; Reformation Textual Criticism Biblical Studies; Church History
Wardle, Sabine
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ageing in regional-rural areas; ageing and spirituality; end of life care law; palliative care; working with culturally and linguistically diverse(CALD) population groups; grief and loss; social work field education   Social Work and Human Services
Wa Mungai, Ndungi
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Refugee and asylum seekers human rights, migrant settlement, food security, social development, sustainability, gender/masculinities, ageing issues for migrants. Qualitative methods/phenomenological methods Social Work
Villar, Oliver

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

United States-China-Latin America relations: great power rivalries, the rise of China, US-Colombian relations and politics.Critical security studies: international security and great powers; economic and resource security; territorial conflicts and cross-border security; grand strategy; intra-state conflicts, insurgencies and guerrilla movements.American foreign policy: counterinsurgency and counter terrorism strategy; state violence; civil wars and proxy wars.International political economy: capitalism, globalisation, class analysis and class relations between and within the First World and Third World (or Global North and Global South).

  
Vigliante,  Tace

Teacher Education

Social justice education; Anti-racism education; Indigenous studies in higher/teacher education; Philosophy for and with children; Philosophical and ethical inquiry in teacher education; Capabilities Approach in education; Society and Environment (social studies) education   
Velander, Fredrik

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Climate change and mental health; mindfulness; general mental health; community mental health; workplace mental health; addiction; organisational development; community development Qualitative methods (interviewing, focus groups, survey development, literature reviews, evaluations); Quantitative methods (survey development, data extrapolation) Human Services
Van Duinen, Jared

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sports history; colonial/imperial history; cultural history; Australian history; history theory; early modern to modern era British and European history Qualitative historical methodology History
Thomson, Cathy
School of Theology
Soteriology; Ecclesiology; Interface between Language and Theology; Reflective Practice. Critical Analysis; Qualitative, Quantitative and mixed methods Theology
Smith,  David

School of Education

Online learning; Learning design; Educational leadership; Technology assisted pedagogy; Mobile learning; Information literacy and practice Mixed methods  
Simmons,  Peter

School of Communication and Creative Industries

Organisational communication; internal and external; Principles for professional communication of fairness and legitimacy; Human perspectives on coexistence with non-human animals; Strategies and tactics for communicating the future. Social media analysis; Surveys; questionnaires; interviews; vignettes  
Sertkaya,  Suleyman

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Sirah of the Prophet (Biography of Prophet Muhammad) and Sirah Philosophy; Interpretation of Islamic Sacred Texts; Tafsir (Exegesis of the Qur’an) and Hadith (Prophetic Tradition); Islamic Theology; Radicalisation and Islam; Islam and Morality; Oral History, History of Islam and Muslims in Australia   
Rush,  Emma

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professional ethics, Environmental ethics, Sexualisation of children Conceptual analysis, logical analysis, feminist approaches Philosophy
Robinson, Ian
School of Theology
Mission; Evangelism; Leadership   Practical Theology
Rees, Anthony
School of Theology
Old Testament; Pentateuch; Peace Studies Narrative Criticism; Postcolonial Criticism Biblical Studies
Ragusa,  Angela

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Environmental Sociology; Media Studies, Advertising, & Communication; Cultural studies (animal studies, LGBTIQ); Social Inequality (class, gender, sexuality); Organisational Behaviour (institutional & individual change); Social Psychology (social/self-identity, attitudes); Human Geography (land use, migration, tree/sea-change); Social Control (power & deviance); STS (Sociology of Science & Technology) - education technologies, health/mental health; Leisure & work (materialism/consumerism) Qualitative & quantitative social research methods (discourse, content & narrative analysis; interviews; surveys; case studies)  
Randell-Moon, Holly

School of Indigenous Australian Studies

Indigenous media studies; critical race and whiteness studies; communications and new media; feminist media studies; education policy and the knowledge economy; cultural geography, creative cities, and digital infrastructure Critical and cultural theory; discourse analysis; textual analysis; case studies; ethnography - interviews; qualitative research – mixed methods; Indigenist methodologies  
Qayyum,  Asim

Information Studies

Human computer/document interaction; Digital libraries; Information and knowledge management; User needs; Information practices   
Pun, Oi Kuan (Odette)
School of Theology
Practical Theology   Practical Theology
Pawar,  Manohar

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Social work and social policy; international social work; social development; social consequences of climate change and water; social work education; informal care and ageing; community development   
Ozalp, Mehmet

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Islam in the West: Islam and West relations, intercultural and interfaith dialogue, social cohesion/multiculturalism in Australian and in the West, Islamophobia, radicalisation, citizenship and integration; Muslim Youth in the West: Muslim youth identity and identity formation, Muslim youth issues in Western societies and in Australia; Islamic theology and its contemporary applications in public theology; Islamic classical and modern history including contemporary religious, cultural, political issues in the Middle East   
Owens,  Kay

Teacher Education

Mathematics education particularly transitions in culture and early childhood education; Geometry and measurement education; Visuospatial reasoning; Ethnomathematics; Evaluation research; Indigenous education particularly in Papua New Guinea and Australia; Curriculum evaluation; Human society and environmental education studies; Integrating ICTs in schools Mixed methods; Quantitative; Qualitative research  
O'Sullivan, Dominic

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Australian and New Zealand history; Australian and New Zealand politics and policy; Comparative indigenous politics and policy; Education policy and theory; Health policy; Social policy; Public theology/religion and politics   Political science; history; sociology; indigenous studies; public theology; education
Ogden, Steven
School of Theology
Systematic Theology; Public Theology; Church and Power; Violence and Masculinity; Michel Foucault, Judith Butler and Post-structuralism Systematic Theology; Theorisation; Conceptual Critique; Interrelated Strategies of Theology, Philosophy, Political philosophy, and Sociology Theology
Neville,  David

School of Theology

New Testament Theology; Gospels; Biblical Hermeneutics; Scripture and Ethics; Scripture and Public Theology Methods appropriate to the study of biblical literature, including historical, literary, and theological modes of analysis Biblical Studies
Murray,  Libbey

Teacher Education

Early childhood; Transition to school; School adjustment; Kindergarten; Starting school; Learning readiness; Including children in research; Teacher-child relationships; Classroom quality   
Murphy, Steve
School of Education
STEM education, Mathematics and science education, student engagement and motivation, rural schools and rural education. Mixed methods, statistical analysis, case study, basic content and interpretative thematic analysis. STEM education
Munday, Jennifer

School of Education
Creative Arts (Music, Visual Art, Drama, Dance, Media Art); Theatre Arts. Early Childhood Arts & Technology. Reflective practice; ePortfolio creation and processes. The T and A in STEAM and the T in STEM. Qualitative methods; Arts-based research including Crystallisation; Bricolage; Ethnotheatre. Theatre Arts; Creative Arts; Technology; Online Learning
Moorhead, Bernadette

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professional identity; newly qualified social work; early career social work; social work education; study abroad/international mobility programs; phenomenology; qualitative research Phenomenology; interpretive phenomenological analysis; qualitative research methods; interpretivist approaches Social work and human services
Mlcek,  Susan

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Rural community development; community management; Indigenous ideas and issues; including cross-cultural competencies; volunteering; social capital; cultural capital; human services delivery; narratives from social work and human services; societal issues; for example: social inclusion of homeless people; marginalisation and isolation of refugees and migrants; sociology of education   
McLeod,  Sharynne

Teacher Education

Speech-language pathology; Early childhood; Speech; Multilingual   
McGillion, Chris

School of Communication and Creative Industries
Journalism; Development communication; US-Latin American relations; religious sociology (Australia) Documentary analysis; ethnography Communication
McFarland,  Laura

School of Education

Early childhood education; Parenting; Parent-educator relationships; Teacher-child relationships; Families; Birth-two education and care; Attachment; Parental well-being and mental health; early childhood environmental sustainability   
Mawson, Michael
School of Theology
Systematic Theology; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Ecclesiology; Martin Luther; Disability Theology; History of Ethics; Phenomenology   Systematic Theology and Ethics
Masterman-Smith,  Helen Environmental sociology; sociology of animals; critical animal studies; sociology of work; labour history; political economy; social movement   
Mathieson, Ruth
School of Theology
Gospels (especially Gospel of Matthew) Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation (SRI); Narrative, Perspective, Intertexture, Ideological (especially Feminist and Postcolonial), and Socio-Scientific Analysis Biblical Studies
Mathews, Jeanette

School of Theology
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible; Biblical Performance Criticism; Biblical Hermeneutics; Hebrew language Performance Criticism; Historical critical methods of biblical interpretation; literary interpretation of the bible; advocacy interpretation of the bible Theology; Biblical Studies
Mairata, James
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Film and television production and theory including narrative film style; cognitive theory and emotion research; Film History Film and television production Media Studies
Mansourian, Yazdan

School of Information Studies
Human Information Behaviour; Information Activities in Serious Leisure; Everyday Life Information Seeking; Information Grounds; Information Visibility/Invisibility; Information Literacy and Information Society Qualitative methods; Grounded Theory; Ethnography; Thematic Analysis; Phenomenology; Discourse Analysis; Case Studies and Action Research Information Science
Mahony, Linda
School of Education
Teacher practice; teacher education; emotional wellbeing; families with complex needs; early childhood education; early childhood workforce; initial teacher education professional experience; literacy Qualitative methods; interview technique; Grounded Theory Education
Mackenzie,  Noella

School of Education

Writing acquisition; Writing processes; Writing instruction; Early years literacy; Literacy education; Early reading instruction; Transition; Teacher morale; Teacher status; Teaching awards Qualitative  
MacDonald,  Amy

School of Education

Early childhood mathematics education; Primary mathematics education; Mathematics curriculum and pedagogy; Transitions to school; Researching with children; Children's drawings; Representations; Ecological theory; Bronfenbrenner; Prior-to-school and out-of-school contexts; Early childhood STEM education; Professional development for early childhood educators   
Lymn,  Jessie

Information Studies

Collections; especially zines and other DIY and community collections; Archival practices; LGBTQI+ considerations in information studies; Research data management Qualitative research methods; Ethnography & autoethnography; Discourse analysis; Narrative; Queer theory & scavenger methods  
Luck,  Morgan

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Philosophy of religion; metaphysics; new and alternative religious movements; video game ethics Analytical Philosophy Philosophy
Logan, Helen School of Teacher Education Early Childhood Education; quality; policy and policy history; educator well-being; leadership and pedagogical practice Qualitative research methods; discourse analysis; elite interviews; mixed methods design  
Liu,  Jianxin (Richard)

Teacher Education

TESOL; New learning; Multimodality and multimodal assessment; Gender and masculinity studies; Cultural studies; China and Chinese studies; Post-structural and postcolonial theories   
Lim, Chin Ming (Stephen)
School of Theology
Biblical Hermeneutics; Hebrew Ideological Criticism; Textual Criticism Biblical Studies
Lewis, Robert

School of Communication and Creative Industries
Acting, voice and movement Voice and speech; Accents and dialects; Actor training; Directing for performance; Integrative practices; Performance making Acting and Performance
Letts,  Will

Teacher Education

Science education; Cultural studies of science education; Gender and sexuality in schooling; Teacher education theory and practice ethnographic methods; queer theory; feminist post-structuralism  
Langat,  Kiprono

School of Education

Teacher education; Workplace learning and development; International education; Critical pedagogy; Socio-cultural studies Ethnographic research; Case study; Critical discourse analysis  
Lamping, Sally

School of Teacher Education
Literacy: Adolescent and late primary; literacy acquisition among students with previously interrupted access to formal education; English education; critical and participatory literacy; critical pedagogy, metacognition, and teacher leadership; embedded literacy instruction in STEM programs; Montessori; Project Based Learning; culturally sustaining literacy pedagogies Qualitative; Participatory Action Research; Cross Discipline Approaches Literacy; English Education; Educational Leadership
Lam, Chun Wai
School Theology
Liturgy Textual Preparation Theology
Kline, Peter
School of Theology
Systematic Theology; Soren Kierkegaard; Negative/Apophatic theology; Continental Philosophy; Critical Race Theory; Feminist Theology   Systematic Theology
Keskin,  Zuleyha

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Contemporary Islamic Studies; Islamic Spirituality; Radicalisation Theological methods; Content analysis Islamic Studies
Kennan,  Mary Anne

Information Studies

E-research; Data management; Scholarly communication; Information openness; E-participation; Informed participation Interpretivist approaches; qualitative research methods; Actor-network theory; content analyses  
Kater, John
School of Theology
Ethics; Ministry; Anglicanism Quantitative Methods Theology
Jones, Matthew
School of Theology
Global Christianity; Theology Research Methodology Theology
Jones, Gareth
School of Theology
Christian Doctrine; Hermeneutics Philosophy; Theology Theology
Jefferson-Buchanan, Rachael
School of Education
Physical Education; Fundamental Movement Skills; Creative Arts; Dance; Health and Wellbeing; Yoga/Mindfulness in Education; International Education;  Constructions of the Body (e.g. Gender, Class); Foucault; Pedagogy; Curriculum. Qualitative Methods; Genealogy (particularly in respect of curriculum and policy documents). Personal Development, Health and Physical Education; Dance; Special Educational Needs; Teacher Education (primary & secondary).
Jamali,  Hamid R.

Information Studies

Human information behaviour; health information; Scholarly communication; scientometrics Quantitative methods; Statistics; Mixed-methods design; Qualitative data analysis  
Iner,  Derya

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Islamophobia; Muslims in the West and Australia; Religiosity; Women in Islam and Muslim societies; Early 20th century intellectual debates in the Muslim world and its extension today; Early 20th century Muslim Women history Interdisciplinary study; mixed methods (Questionnaire surveys and interviews); archival research in early periodicals; research in Ottoman archives  
Hyndman, Brendon

School of Education
Social Media and Educational Technologies; Active Play and Exploration; Physical Education Across Sectors (Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education); School Environmental Influences; School Climate Protection; Social-Ecological Model; Physical Activity Participation; School Playground Strategies Quantitative Methods; Qualitative Methods; Questionnaire Development; Direct Observation; Intervention Research; Document Analysis; Student-Centred Approaches; Leximancer Personal Development, Health and Physical Education; Teacher Education; Education Across Sectors (Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Education)
Holland, Travis

School of Communication and Creative Industries

Fan studies; digital media; television; communication; higher education pedagogy Content analysis; Social network analysis; Media studies Communication; Creative Industries; Media Studies
Holland, Jonathan
School of Theology
Anglican Church History (esp. 20th century; Biography (Bp Philip Strong); Liturgy   Church History; Practical Theology; Biblical Studies
Holcombe, Jamie

School of Communication and Creative Industries
Photography (digital and analogue); Fine Art; Creative Practice; Practice-led research; Exhibitions and Curation; Art Theory; Photographic Melancholy; Urban Landscape; Tanka Poetry; Social Comment Song Writing; Photography/Musicology Collaboration Practice-led research; Exhibition Photography / Fine Art
Hider,  Philip

Information Studies

Information organisation; Information retrieval; Information architecture; Online information behaviour; Informetrics; Valuation of library and information services; LIS education Questionnaire surveys; transaction log analysis; usability/protocol analysis; content analysis; contingent valuation and choice modelling  
Harvey, Robin

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Social Gerontology education; Mental health and ageing; Health promotion with older people; Age-friendly communities Auto-ethnography Gerontology
Gottschall,  Kristina

Indigenous Australian Studies

Cultural studies; Subjectivity (gender; childhood; Indigenous); Post-structuralism; Post-colonialism; Feminist theory Visual and textual analysis; Discourse analysis; Alternative research methods  
Gladwin, Michael
School of Theology
Religious, cultural and intellectual history of Australia; Religious history of Britain and the British Empire; History of colonialism and Christian missions; War and religion in Australian history Historical Research and Methods; Prosopography and Critical Biographical History; Intellectual History Church History
Gates-Stuart, Eleanor

School of Communication and Creative Industries
Creative Industries; SciArts; Visual Arts; Digital Video and Print Media; Interactive technologies – museum Installation; Science Communication Cross-Disciplinary methods; Practice-led research; Interdisciplinary practice; Science-arts visual communication; Exhibition and Museum Installation, Models of Practice, Experiential Materials and Installation Creative Industries; Communication; Science-Arts; Visualisation, Interactive arts; Innovation Practice
Gibson, Suzie
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
19th, 20th and 21st Australia, American and English Literature, Critical Theory, Literary Theory, Film and TV Studies, Popular Culture and Cultural Studies, Writing and Publishing Close Textual Analysis, Analytical Methodologies, Comparative Textual Approaches, Application of Critical Theory with Literary Textual Forms (including Screen Texts). English
Garrison,  Kasey

Information Studies

Educational information services; Teacher librarianship; Academic libraries and libraries in educational settings; Children's and youth literature; Storytelling; e-learning and information literacies in educational contexts (schools and higher education); Educational informatics   
Garner, Jane

School of Information Studies
Libraries and their role in correctional facilities; libraries and their role in the community; information poverty; access and equity; library services to the disadvantaged and underserved Qualitative research; phenomenology Information Studies
Francisco, Susanne

School of Education
Workplace learning; Professional Learning/Professional Development; Adult and vocational education; Leading Vocational Education and Training (VET) pedagogy Case studies; The theory of practice architectures (analytical and theoretical framework); Action research Adult and vocational education; Education
Foulcher, Jane

School of Theology

Monastic Theology, Christian Spirituality, Christian Mystical traditions   Theology
Fenton,  Angela

School of Education

Child Development, Child Protection, Early Childhood, Strengths Approaches to Education Qualitative methods, Embedded Case studies, Strengths approaches Education - Early Childhood
Elwick, Sheena

School of Education
Early childhood education; child development; teacher education; visual pedagogies and methodologies, ethical responsiveness; post-qualitative research methodology; researching with infants and toddlers; Merleau-Ponty Visual methods; philosophical-empirical inquiry; phenomenology; post-phenomenology  
Edwards-Groves,  Christine

School of Education

Classroom Interaction, Literacy teaching, Dialogic Pedagogies, Professional learning Conversation Analysis, thematic analysis, discourse analysis Education

Duncombe, Rohena

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Anxiety, online study/engagement, homelessness, heatlh service delivery Qualitative, inclusive and action  research Social Work
Douglas,  Brian

School of Theology

Anglican theology; Anglican sacramental theology; especially Eucharistic theology; interfaith dialogue   Theology
Doherty, Bernard

School of Theology

Church history; Patristics; History of religions; new and alternative religious movements; world religions; religion and media; sociology of religion; Australian history   Church History; Theology

Devasagayam, Gethzi

School of Theology

Old Testament/Hebrew Bible; Prophets; Wisdom Literature; Biblical Hebrew; Biblical Hermeneutics Biblical Criticisms: Historical, literary, narrative, feminist; Dalit hermeneutics Biblical Studies
De Luca, Wendy
School of Education
Vocational Education & Training Grounded Theory Adult and Vocational Education
Daylight, Russell

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Language, democracy, children's literature, semiotics, continental philosophy Qualitative, quantitative, discourse analysis English
Davidson,  Christina

School of Education

Digital literacies; Literacies; Young children’s social interactions; Classroom interactions Ethnomethodology; Conversation analysis Education
Daniel, Graham

School of Teacher Education
Family School Partnerships; Children's experience of schooling; Early childhood research; Teacher Education Qualitative methods; (Phenomenology; Discourse analysis; Case study research); Quantitative methods Education; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education
Danaia,  Lena

Teacher Education

Science education; Astronomy education; Teacher education; Transition (primary to high school and high school to tertiary); Teacher professional learning; Classroom practice; Curriculum development   
Cumming, Tamara

School of Teacher Education
Early childhood education and care; early childhood educators; early childhood practice and politics; well-being; workforce sustainability; policy Qualitative and post-structural methodologies  
Crichton,  Merrilyn

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Rural mental health, human rights, rural health, lived experience of health and wellbeing, community wellbeing, politics of water and drought, social construction of water and drought, rural social inequality qualitative research, ethnography, conversation analysis, discourse analysis, ethnomethodology, post structural epistemologies, oral history, narrative research, applied research Sociology
Craig, Marie-Louise

School of Theology

Hebrew Linguistics; Hebrew and Greek Language; Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Lexicography; Narrative Criticism in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Biblical Studies
Coruh,  Hakan

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Medieval Exegesis of the Qur'an (Classical tafsir); Modern Qur'an Exegesis (Modern tafsir); Contemporary Islamic thought; Islamic Legal Theories (usul al-fiqh) and Jurisprudence (fiqh); Islamic Theology; Radicalisation, theological ideologies, and counter-radicalisation; Comparative Theology and Interfaith relations; Nursian Studies Qualitative research methods  
Cohen,  Daniel

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Free will; moral responsibility; self-control; ethical theory; population ethics analytic philosophy  
Clarke,  Stephen

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Applied Ethics; Medical Ethics; Professional Ethics; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Moral Psychology; Philosophy of Religion; Conscientious Objection; Human Enhancement; Cognitive Bias; Cognitive Science of Religion; Tolerance; Religion and Violence; Conspiracy Theories Analytic Philosophy; Naturalistic Philosophy; Empirically Informed Philosophy  

Chong, Chee Min

School of Theology

Old Testament Textual Criticism Biblical Studies
Chida, Ignatius
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Migration and ageing issues for first generation migrants particularly from Sub-Saharan Africa; settlement experiences for skilled migrants in rural and regional Australia; Developing cross-cultural competence; Ageing and Informal care giving Qualitative methods - Phenomenology Social Work and Human Services

Cheung, Sau Ching

School of Theology

Digital Humanities Research; Information Technology Library Sciences

Chen, Ruiwen

School of Theology

China Studies Sociology of Religion; Historiography Church History
Cash, Belinda

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Informal care giving; spousal care; rural service provision; social policy; ageing in rural areas; mental health and well being Qualitative research; multiple methods; focus groups; interviews; critical discourse analysis; thematic analysis Social work; critical social gerontology
Carroll,  Mary

Information Studies

Information infrastructure; Access and equity; Education in work place; Vocational education and higher education; Libraries and their role in the community; Libraries as social and cultural institutions; Impact of outside agencies particularly philanthropic agencies on the Australian education landscape   
Campbell, Heather
School of Education
History teaching, Teacher professional identity, cultural awareness Qualitative Teacher education
Cameron, David
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Communication; digital media; video games; journalism; drama in education; social media; media production; technology in higher education; digital arts cultures Qualitative and mixed method; ethnography & autoethnography; multimodal; practice-based research Communication; Creative Industries; Media Production; Journalism; Drama and Technology

Brown, Lachlan

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Contemporary Australian Literature; Creative Writing (poetry); Poetry and Poetics; Transnational Literature; Literature and Theology, Asian-Australian Writing; Literature and the Suburbs; Literature and Computer Games Poetics, Creative Practice, Textual Analysis, Cross-Disciplinary approaches to English, Post-Colonial Analysis, English/ Creative Writing

Bridges, Donna

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gender theory; Gender and work; feminist theory; military sociology; resilience at work. Qualitative methodology; cooperative inquiry; feminist methods. Sociology

Bowles, Wendy

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Social work practice scholarship, social work research methods, practitioner research, ethics, disability, ecological social work, scholarship of field education (Work Integrated learning) Qualitative  methods, social work research methods Social work
Bowker,  Sam

School of Communication and Creative Industries

Research methods in art history and curatorship; learning in museum/ gallery contexts; portraiture and self-portraiture; war art; khayamiya (Egyptian tentmaker applique); Australian art; travelling artists; orientalism; anonymity in art history; tourist art; ancient art; nineteenth-century European art; Islamic art and architecture; visual cultures Object-centered analysis; provenance and art historiography; visual analysis (formal, comparative, iconographic, semiotic and reception theories); postcolonial frameworks; subaltern or vernacular studies, as well as archival research and ethnographic studies Art History & Visual Culture
Bousfield, Kellie
School of Education
Educational inequality; Standardised Testing; Social Class; Neoliberalism and Education; Sociology of Childhood; Parenting Cultures; Teaching Status; Education Policy; Social Justice Qualitative research approaches Sociology; Education
Boetto, Heather

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Environmental justice; disaster resilience; environmental social work practice and education; gender; international social work Qualitative methods Social work
Bell,  Karen

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Post-conventional social work theory; gender; social justice; epistemic justice; ecological social work; psychosocial aspects of assisted reproduction; rural health; rural service delivery; women's health; qualitative research; social work education; international social work and international mobility programs/international social work; global social work Qualitative methods Social Work
Bain, Alan

School of Teacher Education
Inclusive Education- learning and Behaviour foci; Inclusive Schools; Educational Technology; Educational Productivity Research; Teaching and Learning  (School and University); Teacher Preparation; School and Higher Education Reform and Improvement; School Organisation Qualitative and Quantitative research approaches; Evaluation Research Inclusive Education; Teacher Education; School Learning; Educational Technology
Bacchus,  Ruth

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Children's Literature, Young Adult Literature, Colonial and post colonial studies, Pedagogies, Creative Writing Textual analysis, discourse analysis, qualitative social science methods English

Armour, Josephine

School of Theology

Ecclesiology; Sacraments; Ministry   Systematic Theology
Ansari, Masheed

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

History of Islam and Muslims in Australia; Oral History & Migration History; Transnational and Transcultural Islamic Movements; Islamic Sacred Texts & Theology; The history of Islamic Thought, Spirituality and Culture; South Asian Studies; Middle Eastern Studies; Islamic Studies & Religion & Society.   
Afzal,  Waseem

Information Studies

Human information behaviour; Information and knowledge management; Information communities   
Aernie,  Jeff

School of Theology

New Testament Theology; Gospel of Mark; Greek linguistics; Pauline Epistles and Theology Narrative Criticism; Theological Interpretation Biblical Studies