Tanya Fitzgerald


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

    6009 Perth


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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, academic diplomacy, and 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). 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
  • history
  • gender
  • Leadership


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