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DR Hernan Cuervo

Positions

Overview

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  • Dr Cuervo is a Senior Research Fellow at the Youth Research Centre and Associate Dean (Diversity & Inclusion) and Senior Lecturer at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

    His research interests focus on inequality, youth studies, and theories of justice, rural education and education policy. Hernán coordinates and teaches the subjects 'Education Research Methodology' in the Graduate Certificate of Education, ‘Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions’ in the Master of Education and the subjects ‘Youth Leading Change’, ‘’Youth & Popular Culture’, and ‘Learning and the Digital Generation’ at an undergraduate level. He is a regular lecturer in different courses in the Master of Teaching at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, in the Sociology program in the Faculty of Arts and in the Master of Adolescent Health in the Faculty of Medicine. Hernán also works in the longitudinal Life Patterns project focusing on youth transitions and the link between education and work. Since 2015, he is the co-convenor of the Rural Education SIG at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE). He is also currently a member of the Council Advisory Policy for the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) and the Red de Comunidades Rurales, Argentina.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Association for Research in Education. Member of the 'Social Justice', 'Sociology of Education', 'Rural Education' working groups. 2013 -
  • International Sociological Association. Member of the Research Committee 34 'Socilogy of Youth' & RC 04 ' Sociology of Education'. 2013 -
  • American Educational Research Association. Member of the SIGs 'Critical Educators for Social Justice', 'Adolescence and Youth Development', 'Rural Education. 2012 -
  • Red Comunidades Rurales. Board Member of the organization Red Comunidades Rurales, Argentina. 2012 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2010
  • B.PS, University of Buenos Aires 1998

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Recent and current supervision:

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Lived politics on the margins: A study of young people’s citizenship experiences in schools (PhD awarded)

    New Femininities: Young women, education and employment (PhD awarded)

    Online citizenship practice of Chinese young people

    Linguistic minorities and Australian language education policy: A study in community representation

    The effect of school based measures of student success on student choice of pathways through post compulsory schooling

    Education and Citizenship: Is education the best predictor of active citizenship among Cambodian youths?

    Hand up or Hand Out? Youth transitions and the comparative political economy of labour market policy


    Doctor of Education (DEd)

    Sport and youth development: The practice of sport-oriented youth development programs in Tanzania (DEd awarded)


    Master of Education (MEd)

    Exploring the relationship between volunteering and student connectedness at a regional Victorian secondary school (MEd awarded)

    Rethinking Indigenous Educational Disadvantage: A Critical Analysis of Race and Whiteness in Australian Education Policy (MEd awarded)

    The experience of a sense of belonging for international students in Australian government secondary schools