Scott Imig (University of Newcastle)
Scott Imig is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle. Scott’s research is in school reform initiatives and teacher and administrator preparation. He teaches graduate courses and offers professional development in the areas of coaching, evaluation, supervision and instructional leadership. Prior to his recent appointment at Newcastle, Scott served as an Associate Professor and Associate Dean at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (US). He can be reached at Scott.Imig@newcastle.edu.au and at @imigscott on Twitter.
Kerry McCallum (University of Canberra)
Associate Professor Kerry McCallum is Senior Research Fellow in the News and Media Research Centre, Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra. Kerry’s research focuses on public opinion, media and policy-making practice in Indigenous affairs and related social policy.
Julie-Ann Moon (New South Wales Teachers Federation)
Julie is Editor and Publications Officer for the NSWTF. She is a primary school teacher, with 35 years’ experience as a casual, temporary and permanent teacher in the rural NSW and in the city. She has been an activist at all levels with the NSW Teachers Federation throughout her career. Julie worked in Federation as a Relieving City Organiser, Welfare Officer, Media Officer and Communications Officer aprior to being elected in February 2015 to her current position.
Robert Parkes (University of Newcastle)
Dr Robert Parkes is Senior Lecturer in Curriculum Studies, and Convenor of the HERMES History Education Research Group, at The University of Newcastle; Founding Editor of Historical Encounters: A Journal of Historical Consciousness, Historical Cultures, and History Education; Editor-in-Chief of Sungråpho (Agora); a Core Author for Public History Weekly; Founding Co-Convenor of the History and Education Special Interest Group within the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE); and a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the International Society for History Didactics (ISHD). In 2013 he was Visiting Research Fellow with the Educational History and History Didactics group in the Department of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Umeå University, Sweden. His research interests include: history after postmodernism; public history as history education; and curriculum history, theory and politics.
Theresa Patray (James Cook University)
Theresa Petray is a Lecturer in sociology and anthropology at James Cook University in Townsville. Her research focuses on the ways Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people exercise agency and self-determination. This includes through online and offline activism, as well as in other ways like economic development and community governance.
Nisha Thapliyal (University of Newcastle)
Nisha Thapliyal is a Lecturer in Comparative and International Education at University of Newcastle, NSW. Her research focuses on social movements for education and international education policy and is informed by critical and feminist theories of education. Geographical locations for her research include Brazil, South Africa, India and the USA.
Lisa Waller (Deakin University)
Dr Lisa Waller is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University, Victoria. Her research is concerned with how news media shapes society, from Indigenous Affairs policy, to its roles in regional and rural identity formation and the administration of justice.