SCU Staff Directory

Michael Charles
Associate Professor Michael Charles
BA(Hons)(Qld), MIBS(QUT), PhD(UQ)
Current Appointment: Associate Professor
Organisational Unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Location: Lismore
Campus: Gold Coast

Associate Professor Michael Charles is a member of the School of Business and Tourism at Southern Cross University. He is currently the School Director Higher Degree Research and the Coordinator of the Doctor of Business Administration, as well as a member of the School Executive and SCU’s Higher Degree Research Committee. He has a PhD from the University of Queensland and a Master of International Business Studies from the Queensland University of Technology. He has published over 80 refereed journal articles, together with numerous book chapters and refereed conference papers. His current research mainly focuses on infrastructure policy (particularly pertaining to transport), public values and infrastructures, research policy, collaboration and engagement between industry and academia, and history (mainly of the ancient world, with a particular interest in ancient Persia, elephants in warfare and ancient sexuality). He is also increasingly interested in research pertaining to the supervision of HDR candidates.