Dr Anna Hogan


School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 56985


Dr Anna Hogan is a lecturer of curriculum and assessment in HPE and science within the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. Anna graduated with First Class Honours from the BApSc(HMS)(Edu) program at the University of Queensland in 2008. Subsequently, she completed a Masters of Educational Studies majoring in Public Education while teaching HPE, Science and Biology at a number of Brisbane secondary schools. Anna completed her PhD at the University of Queensland, which was supervised by Professor Bob Lingard and awarded in 2015.

Anna's research interests broadly focus on education policy and practice. Specifically, she investigates the commercialisation and privatisation of schooling. She currently works on a number of research projects, including investigating the commercialisation of Australian public schools, the privatisation of global school provision, the outsourcing of school curriculum and assessment, and the commercialisation of young people’s health and wellbeing. She has published widely on these topics, and has worked closely with school systems and teachers’ unions in relation to these issues, including Education International, the Australian Education Union and the New South Wales Teachers Federation. Anna is Associate Editor of Critical Studies in Education.

Research Interests

  • Education policy
  • School privatisation and commercialisation
  • Network ethnography


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Educational Studies, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons), The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Hogan, Anna and Thompson, Greg (2017). Commercialization in education. In Oxford research encyclopedia of education (pp. 1-21) Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.180

  • Hogan, Anna, Sellar, Sam and Lingard, Bob (2016). Corporate social responsibility and neo-social accountability in education: the case of Pearson plc. In Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski and Gita Steina-Khamsi (Ed.), World Yearbook of Education 2016: The Global Education Industry (pp. 107-124) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Enright, Eimear, Robertson, Jarrod, Hogan, Anna and Stylianou, Michalis (2016). Jarrod: the promise and messy realities of digital technology in physical education. In Ashley Casey, Victoria A. Goodyear and Kathleen M. Armour (Ed.), Digital technologies and learning in physical education (pp. 173-190) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Hogan, Anna, Sellar, Sam and Lingard, Bob (2015). Network restructuring of global edu-business: the case of Pearson’s Efficacy Framework. In Wayne Au and Joseph J. Ferrare (Ed.), Mapping corporate education reform: power and policy networks in the neoliberal state (pp. 43-64) London, UK: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315762401

Journal Article

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor