Sharon is currently completing her PhD Thesis – Compromising Positions: Academic Freedom in Select Australian Universities.
Accomplishments and achievements
2001 APA Scholarship
2000 University Medal, Southern Cross University
- Deputy Chair Academic Board
- Chair of the Programs Committee
- Program Manager, Master of Public Policy
- Bachelor of Social Science Honours (First Class) Southern Cross University (1999)
- Ph.D RMIT University (2007)
Sharon has worked in policy-related positions across a number of government departments and non-government organisations. She contributes to policy capability in areas of policy advocacy, design and implementation. Her recent industry collaborations (VCOSS, Salvation Army) have made a contribution to best enable outcomes focussed interventions in social policy.
Andrews, S. (2005) ‘Beyond the heroics: Rethinking the freedom of academics’, presented at a forum held by the Association for the Public University entitled The Future of the University in Australia: Can Education survive Neoliberalism?
Andrews S. & Jennings, L. (1999) From Reciprocal Obligations to Mutual Obligations: What’s in a Word, presented to the 6th National Conference on Unemployment, Newcastle, 23-24 September 1999.
Andrews, S. (1999) Just How Brave is the Brave New World? Choices, Risk and Realities in Depressed Labour Markets, presented to the 5th National Conference on Unemployment, RMIT, Melbourne, 23-24 September 1999.
1 PhD Current Supervisions
- Andrews, S. (2002). Why are we whispering? Academic freedom in Australia : an Arendtian analysis In: Melbourne Studies in Education, 43, 49 - 61