Professor Martin Mills

Head of School

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
m.mills@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56484

Overview

Martin Mills is a Research Professor in the School of Education at The University of Queensland, Australia. Martin's research interests include the sociology of education, social justice in education, alternative schooling, gender and education, school reform and new pedagogies. Martin’s work in these areas has been significant in contributing to international and national debates on these topics. His recent co-authored books include Re-engaging young people in education: learning from alternative schools and Boys and schooling: Beyond Structural Reform.

He is the President of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), holds a Visiting Professorship at Kings College London and is a Life Member of Clare Hall Cambridge University. Martin has also been on a number of government advisory committees, for example, the Equity Advisory Group to the Queensland Studies Authority. Substantial policy advice has also been provided through the numerous government reports that he has co-authored, the most recent of which are a report to the Australian Capital Territory government on the alternative provision of schooling in that Territory and a report to the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment on disengagement in Queensland Schools.

Research Interests

  • Gender and Education
  • Productive pedagogies
  • Education and social justice
  • Schools and violence
  • School reform

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • B. Ed. St. (Hons), The University of Queensland
  • Dip. Ed., The University of Queensland
  • B.Econ., The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Mills, Martin and McGregor, Glenda (2016) Alternative education: providing support to the disenfranchised. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 7 2: 198-217. doi:10.18357/ijcyfs72201615718

  • Education and the global rural: Feminist perspectives. Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane and Martin Mills Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge, 2016.

  • Pini, Barbara, Moletsane, Relebohile and Mills, Martin (2016). Education and the global rural: feminist perspectives. In Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane and Martin Mills (Ed.), Education and the global rural: feminist perspectives (pp. 1-12) Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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