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Associate Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie
BEd(Hons)(Griff), PhD(CQU)
Current Appointment: Deputy Head of School, Research & HDR Training
Organisational Unit: School of Education - Tweed

Telephone: +61 07 5589 3130
Mobile: 0418801893
Location: Gold Coast
Campus: Gold Coast

Dr Amy Cutter-Mackenzie joined Southern Cross University in December 2011 as an Associate Professor in the School of Education in the area of Sustainability, Environment and Education. She is the Director of Research for the School of Education, and Research Leader of the Research Cluster ‘Sustainability, Environment and Education’ (SEE). Amy is also the Academic Director of the School of Education for the Gold Coast Campus. Amy commenced her career as a primary school teacher in Queensland Australia and later moved into academia after completing her PhD. Amy’s research is clearly situated in the area of children’s and teachers’ thinking and experiences in environmental education and sustainability in a range of contexts and spaces (including early childhood education, schools, teacher education, higher education, research and communities). She has published substantially in the form of books, book chapters, journal articles, conference publications and creative works. Amy is the Editor of the Australian Journal of Environmental Education (Cambridge University Press) and Consulting Editor for the Journal of Environmental Education, the International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education (NAAEE) and International Journal of Environmental and Science Education. Amy has been awarded a prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Council (OLT) National Teaching Excellence Award, in addition to an ALTC (OLT) citation (2008) and the Monash University VC’s Teaching Excellence Award (2009) for “leading school-community teaching and learning practices and partnerships to influence, motivate and inspire pre-service education students and schools to engage in environmental education and sustainability”. Since arriving at SCU Amy has continued such teaching practices and is now working with School of Education (SOE) academics in applying school-based learning pedagogies. Amy is a highly experienced PhD, Masters and Honours supervisor. If you're interested in working with Dr Cutter-Mackenzie please contact her directly.

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