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Researcher biography

Christina is a lecturer in the School of Education at The University of Queensland. Prior to working at UQ, she was a McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Melbourne. She is also an experienced secondary school teacher. Christina’s research interests include educational policy, school leadership, curriculum change and schooling inequalities. Her work is broadly informed by poststructural theory, especially the work of Judith Butler. Christina is the convenor of the Sociology of Education Special Interest Group within the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE). She is also the Coordinator for the Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum Foundation course within the School of Education at UQ plus Chief Examiner within the school. Her latest publication is a co-edited book with Associate Professor Mary Lou Rasmussen entitled The cultural politics of queer theory in education research (Routledge, 2016).