Doctoral Candidate (University of Sydney, current)
MA (Macquarie University)
BA (Hons) (Macquarie University) Cert IV (TAE)
Sharon has broad experience in both education and community practice having worked as a university lecturer and tutor, vocational and professional trainer, policy advisor and advocate and youth worker.
She also worked for many years as a journalist in print specialising in social issues and in television as a producer and researcher.
Sharon is particularly interested the topics relating to the sociology of youth and the family, and best practice models of working with young people.
Expert Comment Topics
Families and school education, family intergenerational strategies, knowledge building in youth, educational practices in vocational education.
Professional Affiliations and Fellowships
- Member, the Australian Sociological Association
- Member, the Australian Vocational Education and Training Researchers Association
- Post-Graduate Member, Legitimation Code Theory Centre for Knowledge-Building