Sean Kearney

Dr Sean Kearney
BA (Hons), Dip.Ed, MEd, PhD
Assosiate Dean (Academic)

Phone: (02) 8204 4436

Dr. Sean Kearney is a lecturer in education at The University of Notre Dame Australia's Sydney Campus. He lectures in general pedagogical methods, HSIE education and Educational Psychology. Sean has published and presented academic research internationally and in Australia.

After completing a tour of duty in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant, Sean undertook undergraduate studies at the University of Stony Brook in New York where he graduated Cum Laude with a degree in History and Education.

Sean immigrated to Australia in 2001 where he undertook a Graduate Diploma in Education in 2004 and has taught English and History in the independent education sector in Sydney. In 2007 he was awarded a certificate of Excellence in Teaching by the NSW Teacher’s Guild. Sean received his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership with Distinction in 2005 and his PhD in 2012 from the University of Wollongong. Sean’s doctoral research examined induction programs for New Scheme Teachers in independent schools in NSW.

Sean’s research interests include: Assessment in higher education; Service-learning as a means to improving educational outcomes; Teacher’s attrition and retention; and, the psychology of learning styles.

Link to Dr Kearney's Research