Research Output per year
Jennifer Bleazby has been a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia since 2010 (including two, 12 month periods of maternity leave in 2013-2014; 2016-2017). Prior to taking up her position at Monash University, she worked as a philosophy, history, humanities and media studies teacher in both government and independent secondary schools. In 2007, she completed a PhD in the School of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales. Her main areas of research are philosophy of education; philosophy for children; ethics and religion in schools; children's rights; curriculum theory; feminist philosophy; and pragmatism, especially the philosophy of John Dewey. She is the author of the book, Social Reconstruction Learning: Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools (2013, Routledge), as well as co-editor of J. Quay, J. Bleazby, S. A. Stolz, M. Toscano, & R. S. Webster's, Using Theory and Philosophy in Education Research: Methodological dialogues (2018, Routledge). She is also an associate editor for the journal Educational Philosophy and Theory (Routledge).
Completed Research Student Supervision
- Brian Jeganathan (PhD, 2019). Cultural Worker as "Horizontal Intellectual" in a miliatrized postcolonial site: Jacques Ranciere's "equality of intelligence" as an unconditional prerequesite. Main Supervsior: Jennifer Bleazby; Associate Supervisor: Mary Lou Rasmussen.
- Joy Whitton (PhD, 2016). Fostering Imagination in Higher Education Teaching and Learning: Making Connections. Main Supervisor: Jennifer Bleazby; Associate Supervisor: Anne Harris.
- Be Beng Toh (PhD, 2016). The Influence of Post-Secondary Student's Internet Technology Use on their Epistemological Beliefs, Conceptions of, and Approaches to, Learning. Main Supervisor: Nicola Johnson; Assoicate Supervisor: Jennifer Bleazby.
- Anthony Tarranto (Masters, 2013). How do Heads of House in an Independnet Secondary School Evaluate and Understand Pastoral Care? Main Supervisor: Jennifer Bleazby.
Monash teaching commitment
Philosophy, PhD, The University of New South Wales
Education, Graduate Diploma of Education, The University of Melbourne
Philosophy/Film, Bachelor of Arts (Hons), La Trobe University
- Philosophy of education
- John Dewey
- Philosophy for children
- Ethics and religion in schools
- Curriculum and pedagogy
- Feminist philosophy
Fostering moral understanding, moral inquiry & moral habits through philosophy in schools: a Deweyian analysis of Australia’s Ethical Understanding curriculumBleazby, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Curriculum Studies. 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Research output: Contribution to journal › Short Review › Other › peer-review
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-review
Activities per year
Activity: External Academic Engagement › Professional association or peak discipline body
1 item of media coverage
Press/Media: Expert Comment
1 media contribution