SEAE research candidates

Current Research Candidates

Simone Blom

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik
Research topics: Nurturing biophilia through the early years: parents’ and children’s perspectives.
Detailed Profile: https://works.bepress.com/simone-blom/


Adi Brown

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik
Research topics: Becoming A/r/tographers: An Arts-based and Autoethnographic Investigation into Tertiary Arts and Design Education in China and New Zealand.


Teresa Carapeto

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-Supervisor: A/Prof Lexi Lasczik
Research topics: Sustainability and Indian medieval history


David Ellis

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Bill Boyd; Co-supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Research topics: Whole-of-school and whole-of-system approaches to education for sustainability: uptake of environmental technology in schools
Detailed Profile: https://works.bepress.com/david_ellis/ 


Katie Hotko

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik; Co-supervisor: Dr Sue Hudson
Research topics: Teachers creative self beliefs and their effects on teaching Visual Arts in Primary schools.


Ian Judd

Research degree: Masters by Research
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Dr Marianne Logan
Research topics: Implementing effective and outstanding environmental education programs in schools


Maia Osborn

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Dr Marianne Logan
Research topics: Listening to environmentally conscious teachers: Stories of philosophy, pedagogy and practice in environmental education


Mahi Paquette

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik
Research topics: Improving sustainability through education within small and medium enterprises (SMEs): understanding rational and emotional influencers.


Lisa Siegel

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-Supervisor: Dr Anne Bellert
Research topics: Moving towards the Gynocene: exploring the life experiences of women environmentalists


Linh Chi Tran

Research degree: PhD (Western Sydney University)
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor (External): Professor Karen Malone; Co-supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Research topics: Embedding climate change education in a Vietnamese primary school curriculum: a participatory research study


Thilinika Wijesinghe

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik; Co-Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Research topics: An exploration of how Speculative Drama can be engaged to understand children and young people's future world views on climate change

Detailed Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thilinika_Wijesinghe


Richard Wylie

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Dr Marianne Logan
Research topics: How do young people ‘see’ the Marine and Coastal Environment in Australia: Implications for marine education. 


Yaw Ofosu Asare

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Lexi Lasczik; Co-supervisor: Dr Angela Turner
Research topics: The Study of Design Education in Ghana: Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) context


Tracy Young

Research degree: PhD (Monash University)
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor (External): Dr Jane Bone; Co-supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Research topics: An analysis of young children's biophilic connections with animals

 

Marilyn Ahern

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Dr Brad Shipway
Research topics: An Tairseach (the threshold): an investigation to gauge the effectiveness of connecting the emerging scientific story of the universe with authentic primary school environmental education


Simone Blom

Research degree: Honours
Supervisors: Principal supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Dr Marianne Logan
Research topics: How do parents mediate children's experiences in nature?
Detailed Profile: https://works.bepress.com/simone-blom/ 


Teresa Carapeto

Research degree: Honours
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-Supervisor: Dr Anne Bellert
Research topics: Sustainability and Indian medieval history


Ferdousi Khatun

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Dr Marianne Logan
Research topics: Bangladeshi Young Peoples Ecoliteracy in Post-colonial Times


Amy Peluchetti

Research degree: Honours
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Dr Barry Hill; Co-supervisor: David Rousell
Research topics: Musica.techno.biophilia


Jemma Peisker

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik; Co-supervisor: Dr Sue Hudson
Research topics: Optimising Flow through Material Engagements in Visual Arts: An A/r/tographic Inquiry


David Rousell

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: A/Professor Lexi Lasczik
Research topics: States and territories: sustainability, pedagogy, art
Detailed Profile: https://works.bepress.com/david_rousell/ 


Lisa Ryan

Research degree: PhD
Supervisors: A/Professor Jo-Anne Ferreira; External Supervisor: A/Prof Julie Matthews; Co-Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie
Research topics: Localising the Global Eco-Schools Program in South Africa: A postcolonial analysis


Julia Truscott

Research degree: Masters (by research)
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Anne Graham; Co-supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Research topics: An exploration of nature-based play at Australian preschools
Detailed Profile: https://works.bepress.com/julia_truscott/ 


Helen Widdop-Quinton

Research degree: PhD

Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles; Co-supervisor: Professor Anne Graham
Research topics: Place matters: exploring adolescents' preferred environmental places and learning
Detailed Profile: https://works.bepress.com/helen_widdopquinton/ 


Meg Wyatt

Research degree: PhD (Monash University)
Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Dr Barbara Clarke; Co-supervisor (External): Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Research topics: Academics' conceptions of teaching sustainability

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