Dr Peter O'Brien

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education


Contact

+61 7 3138 3432

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Personal details

Positions

Academic Lead (Initial Teacher Education Programs)
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education

Keywords

Sociology of Education, Educational Policy, Governmentality

Discipline

Specialist Studies in Education, Cultural Studies, Sociology

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

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • MEdSt (University of Queensland)
  • GDTeach(Sec) (Brisbane College of Adv. Ed.)
  • BA (Griffith University)

Professional memberships and associations

Member, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)

Teaching

Dr Peter O'Brien teaches in the sociology of education and policy in the Master of Teaching, Master of Education, and Bachelor of Education programs in the Faculty of Education, QUT.

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Supervision

Current supervisions

  • PARENTING-FOR-SCHOOLING: AN INSTITUTIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY ON PARENTING PRACTICES IN SUPPORT OF SCHOOLING
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Nerida Spina, Professor Gordon Tait