Dr Suzanne Macqueen


B Ed., Grad. Cert. Tert. Teach., M. Ed.

Senior Lecturer
School of Education


Tel: 61 2 4921 5698
Email: Suzanne.Macqueen@newcastle.edu.au
Room: HA97
Callaghan, 2308

Dr Suzanne Macqueen is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She teaches courses related to Humanities and Social Science curriculum, literacy, quality teaching and professional preparation. Results from her Master of Education (Research) study on between-class achievement grouping in primary schools, emphasising the importance of equity practices in education, have been published in Australian and international journals. Her PhD research focussed on the experiences of non-traditional students at university, with a focus on social justice. Suzanne’s work has been presented at Australian research conferences as well as at BERA (London, 2011; Manchester 2019), ECER (Hamburg, 2019) and UK universities. She has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and has edited a book. She was awarded the University of Newcastle Faculty of Education and Arts (FEDUA) RHD student publication prize (2010) for a strong and substantial publication, the FEDUA Excellence in Teaching Award (2009) for Teaching, a VC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2010) and a BERA ECR award (2019). With fellow GERT members she received the FEDUA Teaching Excellence Award (2014). Suzanne received a University of Newcastle, Faculty of Education & Arts SNAPP grant ($4,977) in 2020 for a project titled The impact of life events on Higher Education students from diverse backgrounds.

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