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About Dr Rob Garbutt

Dr Rob Garbutt BSc (UNSW), M.Ed (Adult Education)(UTS), PhD (SCU)
Rob Garbutt is an Associate Lecturer in Cultural Studies and Writing at Southern Cross University, Australia. His PhD thesis, ‘Locals Only?’, a study of the idea of being a local, was completed at Southern Cross University in the field of cultural studies. He has published on the topics of place, identity and belonging, as well as equity in higher education. Prior to his postgraduate studies, Rob completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry at the University of New South Wales, and followed this with a Master of Adult Education from the University of Technology, Sydney.


Present Senior Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Arts and Social Sciences


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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3350
Fax: (+61 2) 6622 1683


Journal articles (18)

Books (4)

Book chapter (7)