• The University of Western Australia (M428), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 391 Citations
  • 11 h-Index

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Research interests

Tanya Fitzgerald's research interests primarily focus on historical and contemporary understandings of gender, leadership and policy in higher education. Current projects include a history of scholarly women and academic diplomacy, and an organisational history of the International Federation of University Women. Recent works include the Handbook of Historical Studies in Education (Springer, 2020) and Historical Perspectives on Teacher Preparation in Aotearoa New Zealand (Emerald, 2019, with Sally Knipe). Tanya is co-editor of the Bloomsbury Academic series Perspectives on Leadership in Higher Education (with Helen M Gunter and Jon Nixon), and editing Special Issues of Paedagogica Historica (with Simonetta Polenghi), Irish Educational Studies (with Judith Harford and Pat O'Connor) and Leading and Managing (with Jane Wilkinson). In addition, she serves on a number of international editorial boards and has held the editorship of journals such as History of Education Review (2002-2012) and Journal of Educational Administration and History (2008-2017, with Helen M Gunter).

Research expertise keywords

  • Higher education, gender, policy, leadership
  • history

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Research Output

Handbook of historical studies in Education: Debates, tensions, and directions

Fitzgerald, T. (ed.), 2020, Singapore: Springer Publishing. 960 p. (Springer International Handbooks on Education)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

  • Histories of Education: Connections and directions

    Fitzgerald, T., 2020, Handbook of Historical Studies in Education: Debates, tensions and directions. Fitzgerald, T. (ed.). 1 ed. Singapore: Springer Singapore, p. 1 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter