Hernan Cuervo is an Associate Professor at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education and the Deputy Director of the Youth Research Centre, in the University of Melbourne.
His research interests focus on youth studies, the concept of belonging, rurality and theory of justice in education. Hernan coordinates and teaches the subjects 'Education Research Methodology' in the Graduate Certificate of Education and the Master of Teaching; ‘Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions’ in the Master of Education; and the subjects ‘Youth Leading Change’, ‘Youth and Popular Culture’ and ‘Learning and the Digital Generations’ 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. Hernan also works in the longitudinal Life Patterns project focusing on youth transitions and the link between education and work. He is currently a member of the Council Advisory Policy for the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) and the Red de Comunidades Rurales, Argentina.
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 -