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
Sharon first stepped onto a university campus 11 years ago as a mature age student. She hasn’t left yet. Sharon worked for the Federal public service for 12 exceptionally long years and has taught in social research and policy related subjects at both RMIT and Southern Cross University.
Teaching and Work Responsibilities
Social Research Qualitative
- B. Soc. Science (Hons, First Class)
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