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Professor HALSE, Christine
Chair Professor of Intercultural Education; Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduates Studies), Faculty of Education and Human Development

Professor Christine Halse
Area of Expertise
  • The sociology of intercultural relations
  • Students and teachers’ intercultural learning
  • Ethnic minorities, international students, and exclusion in schools
  • International and multicultural education
  • Doctoral education
  • Research ethics policy and practice

Professor HALSE, Christine
Chair Professor of Intercultural Education; Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduates Studies), Faculty of Education and Human Development

Professor Christine Halse is Chair Professor of Intercultural Education and Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) in the Faculty of Education and Human Development. Her research focuses on the sociology of intercultural relations in the lives of young people, teachers and schools, and the implications for educational policy, curriculum and practice. This work has examined the experiences of ethnic minorities, how social and racial relations work in schools, and effective strategies for intercultural learning and internationalizing schools. She has also published extensively on doctoral education, doctoral supervision and research ethics.

She has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications (five books) that have been translated into Portuguese, Japanese and French; delivered more 50 Keynote and Invited Addresses at significant local, national and international conferences; and is in high demand as a PhD supervisor. She has received multiple university and national awards for her teaching and research mentoring, including the award from the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Australia) for her Leadership in Student Learning Doctoral Education.

Through-out her career, Professor Halse has focused on strategic national and international leadership and mentoring to build the capacity of the next generation of researchers. She was the President of the Asia Pacific Education Research Association (APERA) (2013/14), President of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) (2011/12), and a member of the Hong Kong Education Panel for the Research Assessment Exercise (2014). She is an Expert on the Research Ethics Panel of the European Commission (since 2010).

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