Research Interests: Educational leadership; Global citizenship; International education

Researcher biography

Dr Suraiya Hameed is an interdisciplinary leader, educator and researcher specialising in Educational Leadership at University of Queensland. She researchers within the areas of Educational Leadership, Global Policy and Education & Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Culture. Dr Hameed's research projects aims to make that major breakthrough in the development of leaders supporting the schools of the 21st century. She is currently leading multiple international research which aims at engagement with international counterparts to improve educational outcomes and to generate networking opportunities with international educators and school leaders. Dr Hameed's extensive experiences in varied leadership roles have translated into positive student engagement, positive student's trajectories as well as ground-breaking research in the leadership front. It has also allowed her to contribute invaluably to the leadership field and assist in bridging the gap between theory and practice, thus assisting students and her other colleagues to make meaningful connections between theoretical constructs and real-life applications in leadership. She is a recipient of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) Commendation award recognising her work within the leadership space.