Dr Richard Niesche

Deputy Head of School (Research)
BA; Dip Mus; GradDipEd; MEd (Leadership); PhD (Education)
School of Education


+61 2 9385 1391
+61 2 9385 1946
104 Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus


Teaching and Supervision

EDST5143 Critical Perspectives in Educational Leadership

EDST5438 Leadership Theory: Research and Practice

EDST5457 Literature Review (Educational Leadership)

EDST5888 Research Project in Education

Honours and prizes

2011 - 2013 University of Queensland Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

2009 Nominated for AARE Doctoral Thesis Award

2005 – 2007 University of Queensland Joint Research Scholarship (PhD)

Engagement and Professional contributions

Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Educational Leadership SIG Co-Convenor (AARE)

Editorial Board: Leadership and Policy Quarterly

Co-Editor: Educational Leadership Theory book series (Springer)

Vice-President NSW Institute for Educational Research

Other information

Research Interests:

Educational and school leadership

Social Justice

Indigenous education