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Dr. Amy Johnson

PhD, GCTert.Ed, B.ProfComm
Head of Course - Professional Communication
School of Education and the Arts
Rockhampton North
32 - 1.21
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About Me

Dr Amy Johnson is a military families sociologist, researcher and lecturer at Central Queensland University. Her research focus is military-connected communities including veterans, families and children. Her research seeks to understand and navigate the impacts of service on the Defence community. Amy has lived experience of military service as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy (Reserve) and the partner of an ADF veteran. She regularly provides advice about military family support to government advisory bodies and military command teams.

A passionate educator, Amy is the discipline lead for Public Relations and Journalism in the School of Education and the Arts as well as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her work has been published in a range of scholarly journals and she is a regular public commentator.

General
Universities Studied At

Central Queensland University [PhD; Bachelor of Professional Communication]

University of New England [Graduate Certificate in Arts (Sociology] - current

University of Canberra [Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education]

Universities Worked At

Central Queensland University

University of Canberra

Australian National University 

 

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Recent Research Projects
STRIVE (Self-regulated Tertiary Research Initiative for Vibrant Education): Hyperflexible learning approaches in undergraduate courses
From: 02/01/2021 to 29/07/2022
Grant: Scholarly project (Internal L&T Grant)
Funding Scheme: CQU Learning and Teaching Research and Development Grants 2020
Total Funding: $0.00
Oasis Townsville - Audit and Program Evaluation
From: 06/12/2021 to 30/11/2022
Grant: Contract Research (Category 3: Industry and Other)
Funding Scheme: Contract Research - The Oasis Townsville - Audit and Program Evaluation 2021/22
Total Funding: $50,569.00
Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 4701 Communication and Media Studies
  • 4799 Other language, communication and culture

At the level of Associate Supervisor


Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
Current Supervision
Master of Research
A Maelstrom at Sea: an historical fiction based on a socially, culturally and politically turbulent period of Australia’s history and exegesis.
Associate Supervisor
Master of Education
Creating equivalence in the student experience – a study of teaching methodologies in a digital media course
Associate Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
Enabling environmental change in Australia, a practitioner’s reflective assessment of adaptive management case examples in coastal and catchment regions (1970-2022)
Associate Supervisor
Master of Research
A Maelstrom at Sea: an historical fiction based on a socially, culturally and politically turbulent period of Australia’s history and exegesis.
Associate Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
The digital flak-jacket: Enabling Journalists to Safely Navigate Digital Spaces
Associate Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
Intrusion of personal digital space due to professional commitments and its impact on journalists worldwide
Associate Supervisor
Master of Research
A Maelstrom at Sea: an historical fiction based on a socially, culturally and politically turbulent period of Australia’s history and exegesis.
Associate Supervisor
Research Interests
Languages, Communication And Culture

Communication and Media Studies - Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified

Languages, Communication And Culture

Communication and Media Studies - Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies

Languages, Communication And Culture

Cultural Studies - Consumption and Everyday Life

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