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About Dr Brad Shipway

Dr Bradley Shipway BT(Hons)(SCU), PhD(SCU)
Dr Bradley Shipway is a lecturer in the School of Education in the area of Human Society and Its Environment (also known as Studies of Society and Environment).
He has a keen interest in critical realism and the philosophy of education, and supervises postgraduate students in these areas. A graduate of Southern Cross University himself, Brad’s doctoral thesis “Implications of a Critical Realist Perspective in Education” was awarded a New South Wales Institute for Educational Research Award for Excellence.
Areas of Research Interest
•Critical Realist philosophy: lineage, developments and applications
•Critical Realist and postfoundational/poststructural research methods
•Emancipatory educational pedagogy
•Impact of social structures and mechanisms on teaching and learning
•The interface between constructivist learning theory and realist educational philosophy
•Philosophy of Science and Theology


Present Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Education
Present Researcher, Southern Cross University Centre for Children and Young People


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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3791/6680 3518
Mobile: 0410643310


Journal articles (10)

Books (1)

Book chapters (5)

Theses (1)

Conference publications (6)