Dr Anthony Potts

Anthony Potts
Senior Lecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Arts

Anthony came to the School of Education from Wolfson College, Cambridge University, UK and Newman University College Birmingham, UK. During his time at Wolfson College he worked on a number of projects including a long standing one on British politicians and their perspectives on universities.He has been Foundation Professor of Policy Studies in Education and Head of the Department of International Educational Studies at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK and remains a consultant to staff there. He is also Adjunct Professor in Education at La Trobe University in Bendigo.

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Dr Anthony Potts

Anthony came to the School of Education from Wolfson College, Cambridge University, UK and Newman University College Birmingham, UK. During his time at Wolfson College he worked on a number of projects including a long standing one on British politicians and their perspectives on universities.He has been Foundation Professor of Policy Studies in Education and Head of the Department of International Educational Studies at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK and remains a consultant to staff there. He is also Adjunct Professor in Education at La Trobe University in Bendigo.

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
UNE, UTS, KUL Australia and Belgium BA DIp Ed Med Dip Tert Ed PhD Dr Sci Ped

Research Interests

Education Policy, Higher Education, History and Philosophy of Education

Journals

Year Citation
2015 Potts, A. P. (2015). A theory for educational research: socialisation theory and symbolic interaction. Education Research and Perspectives, 42, 633-654.
2012 Potts, A. (2012). Selling university reform: the University of Melbourne and the press. Studies in Higher Education, 37, 2, 157-169. 10.1080/03075079.2010.502568
2012 Potts, A. (2012). Lack of men, flame throwers and rabbit drives: student life in Australia's first rural teachers college 1945-1955. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37, 7, 30-44.
2011 Potts, A. (2011). College voices: what have we lost?. History of Education Review, 40, 2, 142-155. 10.1108/08198691111177226
2010 Potts, A., Edwards, D. & Smith, D. (2010). Disciplinary cultures in an Australian college of advanced education. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 42, 4, 383-403. 10.1080/00220620.2010.514042
2008 Edwards, D. & Potts, A. (2008). What is literacy? Thirty years of Australian literacy debates (1975-2005). Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 44, 1-2, 123-135. 10.1080/00309230701865496
2007 Potts, A. (2007). New education, progressive education and the counter culture. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 39, 2, 145-159. 10.1080/00220620701342304
2006 Potts, A. (2006). The minister for education and sociology of education: Australian textbooks 1970-2005. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 31, 1, 19-30.
2006 Potts, A. (2006). Schools as dangerous places. Educational Studies, 32, 3, 319-330. 10.1080/03055690600845461
2004 Potts, A. (2004). Researching the lives of Catholic teachers who were members of religious orders: historiographical considerations. History of Education, 33, 4, 469-481. 10.1080/0046760042000221835

Books

Year Citation
2007 A. Potts & T. O'Donoghue (Eds.) (2007). Schools as dangerous places: A historical perspective. Youngstown:

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2014 Potts, A. P. (2014). Patterns and persistence in academic migration: 40 years of Australian academic migration. In N. Maadad & M. Tight (Eds.), (pp. 95-116). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing. 10.1108/S1479-362820140000011012
2008 Potts, A. (2008). Researching academic staff: the case of colleges and new universities. In P. Sikes & A. Potts (Eds.), (pp. 159-174). Abingdon: Routledge.
2008 Sikes, P. & Potts, A. (2008). Introduction: what are we talking about and why?. In (pp. 3-12). UK: Routledge.
2005 Potts, A. (2005). Academic migration: the case of new australian universities. In (pp. 159-183). UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. 10.1016/S1479-3628(05)03007-8
Position
Senior Lecturer
Phone
83130849
Fax
8313 3604
Campus
North Terrace
Building
10 Pulteney Street
Room Number
8 45
Org Unit
School of Education

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