Category Archives: Julie Rowlands

you expect what? hyper performativity and academic life

This is a guest post from Dr Julie Rowlands, Deakin University, Australia. Julie is concerned about problems created by institutional demands for academic hyper-performativity. Perhaps you are too.  Recently my university’s central research office promoted a workshop for PhD students seeking … Continue reading

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the lazy reviewer costs us all

This is a guest post from Dr Julie Rowlands. Julie’s research applies a critical sociology of education perspective to academic governance, higher education systems, academic work and organisational change. The book of her PhD is on its way – Academic Governance in Contemporary Universities: … Continue reading

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from thesis to book – a case of academic panic

Dr Julie Rowlands is an early career researcher and senior lecturer at Deakin University, Australia. Her research interests are governance, higher education systems, academic quality assurance, leadership and organisational change. Her forthcoming book Academic Governance in the Contemporary University: Perspectives from Anglophone Nations … Continue reading

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conference blog: beware the conference app

This is a guest post written by Dr Julie Rowlands from Deakin University, Australia. Greetings from the ECER conference at Porto. As a recently appointed academic after a mid-life career change, this is my first international conference. It is very … Continue reading

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