Dr Jenni Mays

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


disability, social policy, international, basic income, social justice, disability social theory, critical theory


Social Work, Policy and Administration

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Master of Arts (Research) (Queensland Inst. of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)  Expert QUT member of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Collaborative Evaluation, Research and Planning Panel (2016-2020)


Dr Jennifer Mays is committed to engaged teaching and learning, as well as research to support adult learners in their application of critical concepts through experiential activities and participation in critical reflection and evaluation. She also is involved in developing flipped learning initiatives relevant for social work and human services programs. Dr Jennifer Mays is actively involved in coordinating and teaching in the social work and human service program at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels

  • Macro context of social work practice (social policy)
  • Group and team practice skills
  • People, community and disability
  • Group, team and community work for professional practice


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Jenni, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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