Skip to main content

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.

Connect With Me

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.

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

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

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Potts, A., & Swanzy, P. (2017). Quality assurance strategies in higher education: the case of Ghanaian polytechnics. Education Research and Perspectives, 44, 100-127.
2017 Potts, A., Maadad, N., & Yu, M. (2017). My friends are there”: Constructions of schooling of children of Filipino immigrants in South Australia. Cogent Education, 4(1), 1-17.
DOI
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). 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.
2012 Potts, A. (2012). Selling university reform: the University of Melbourne and the press. Studies in Higher Education, 37(2), 157-169.
DOI
2011 Potts, A. (2011). College voices: what have we lost?. History of Education Review, 40(2), 142-155.
DOI
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.
DOI
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.
DOI
2007 Potts, A. (2007). New education, progressive education and the counter culture. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 39(2), 145-159.
DOI
2006 Potts, A. (2006). Schools as dangerous places. Educational Studies, 32(3), 319-330.
DOI
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.
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.
DOI

Books

Book Chapters

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2017 Principal Supervisor Teaching - specialist positions - creating elite teachers or an academic under-class in Australian research-intensive universities? Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Julie Ann Hayford

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2012 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Quality Assurance in Ghanaian polytechnics: perspectives and strategies of rectors, vice rectors and quality assurance officers. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Patrick Swanzy
2011 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Perspectives of primary school children of Filipino immigrants on their home and school experiences in South Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Marizon Guillermo Yu
2010 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Perspectives of Preservice Teachers on the Roles of Secondary School Teachers in Queensland: An Interpretivist Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Kenneth David Young
Position
Senior Lecturer
Phone
83130849
Fax
8313 3604
Campus
North Terrace
Building
10 Pulteney Street, floor 8
Room Number
8 45
Org Unit
School of Education

top