Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Gender studies
  • Labour history
  • Environmental Science
  • Public Advocacy and Action
  • Social change

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Jeannie Rea

Jeannie Rea has been a professional educator and advocate in the postsecondary sector for over three decades. Starting her career in TAFE and the Technical Teachers Union of Victoria, she then worked at Victoria University for almost twenty years teaching and researching in Gender Studies, Labour History, Environmental Science, and Public Advocacy and Action, with the focus upon intersectionality and Social Change. Jeannie Rea has held education leadership roles in governance and management at VU including Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development, and Head of the School of Communication and the Arts.
 
Jeannie Rea has returned to Victoria University in the position of Senior Lecturer after completing two terms as the National President of the National Tertiary Education Union, which is the key industry union for all staff working in Higher Education.

Qualifications

  • Master in Environmental Science, Monash University, Australia, 1986
  • Diploma of Education, Monash University, Australia, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, Australia, 1979

Key publications

Year Citation
2002 Rea, J. (020101). The Feminisation of Public Relations: What's in it for the Girls Queensland: Bond University.

Year Citation
2005 Rea, J. (050101). Women and Trade Unions: Do Women Need Unions or Unions Need Women. Social Alternatives, 24(2), (50-54).
2004 Rea, J. (040101). Gender Mainstreaming: Getting it Right in the Workplace First.. Development Bulletin, 64(1), (42-44).
1995 Rea, J. (951201). Educating for our environment: an Australian experience. The Environmentalist, 15(4), (246-251).

doi: 10.1007/BF01902245

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to the following organisations for their support and essential contributions to my research:

  • Institute of Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Associate supervisor

Teaching activities & experience

Teaching Responsibilities:

Course Chair:

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Oct 2018 - Oct 2019
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University
Oct 2010 - Oct 2018
National President
National Tertiary Education Union
Jan 2009 - Oct 2010
Deputy Dean, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development
Victoria University
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Head, School of Communication and the Arts
Victoria University
Jan 1995 - Jan 2000
Lecturer
Technical Teachers Union of Victoria
Jan 1992 - Jan 1995
Lecturer
Moorabbin TAFE
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Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Oct 2018 -
Oct 2019
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University
Oct 2010 -
Oct 2018
National President
National Tertiary Education Union
Jan 2009 -
Oct 2010
Deputy Dean, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development
Victoria University
Jan 2008 -
Jan 2009
Head, School of Communication and the Arts
Victoria University
Jan 1995 -
Jan 2000
Lecturer
Technical Teachers Union of Victoria
Jan 1992 -
Jan 1995
Lecturer
Moorabbin TAFE
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Key industry, community & government roles

Dates Role Department/Organisation
Oct 2010 - Oct 2018
National President
National Tertiary Education Union
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Oct 2010 - Oct 2018
National President
National Tertiary Education Union