Dr Juliana Ryan

Juliana's research focuses on the ways that policy and other discourses shape what it is possible to imagine, be, do and become in educational settings, with the objective of promoting substantive equality.

Juliana came to higher education teaching and research via a deliberately varied career which included roles in program management, community education, policy development and communications consulting. Spanning access and equity in higher education, academic identities and work practices, inclusive curriculum and pedagogy, social learning communities and professional learning, Juliana’s research focuses on the ways that policy and other discourses shape what it is possible to imagine, be, do and become in educational settings, with the objective of promoting substantive equality.

Recent projects include studies on the effects of widening participation and student diversity on the roles and identities of teaching academics and the impact of equity scholarships on university student retention and success.

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Access and equity in higher education, social learning communities, inclusive curricula and pedagogies, professional learning, academic identities and work practices

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