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Deborah Green

Lecturer: Humanities and Social Science
University of South Australia

Dr Deborah Green is a Lecturer for the School of Education, University of South Australia, where she focuses on her areas of specialisation including Humanities and Social Science education, social justice, inclusion, special education, bullying and cyberbullying. Deborah has been instrumental in developing and leading the Professional Communities project which involves academics and peers providing scholarly and pastoral support to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

Subjects: Education

Biography

Dr Deborah Green is an experienced academic, whose career is characterised by a range of scholarly and community contributions, including HDR student supervision and involvement in research grants. In her current role as Lecturer: Humanities and Social Science for the School of Education, University of South Australia, she focuses on her areas of specialisation including Humanities and Social Science education, social justice, inclusive and special education, bullying and cyberbullying. Dr Green has been instrumental in developing and leading the Professional Communities project in the School of Education. This project involves academics and peers providing scholarly and pastoral support to students enrolled in both Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees. Although officially an early Career researcher, she has already become involved in a wide range of research initiatives, including her membership in a centre investigating bullying, cyberbullying, promoting wellbeing, inclusion, social justice and quality of life.  Dr Green’s research informs the design of pre-service teacher education programmes which equip emerging teachers with the skills and passion to teach Humanities and Social Sciences and support students with diverse needs, particularly those with disabilities.

As an active member of the University of South Australia’s, Centre for Research in Education (CREd) Wellbeing Research Group, the aim is to lead and build scholarship and research around social sustainability and citizenship, in particular wellbeing, relationships, identity, inclusion and educational influence. This is complimented by her active involvement in the CREd Pedagogies for Justice Research group, CRed Teaching, Learning and Leadership Research Group and Secretary of Humanities and Social Science, South Australia.
http://people.unisa.edu.au/Deborah.Green

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Persistent bullying/Bullying Cyberbullying
    Bystander behaviours
    Children 'at risk' and childhood resilience
    Higher Education/ University student health and wellbeing
    Peer relationships
    Positive psychology (e.g. gratitude)
    Student voice
    Inclusive practices/Children with special educational needs

Books

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 Featured Title - Perspectives in Bullying Green & Price - 1st Edition book cover