B Economics (Hons), PhD
Professor of Employment Relations, Griffith Business School
Acting Director, Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (until 1 July, 2013)
Academic and government appointments
1978 – 1981: Research Assistant to Hon E G Whitlam, Research School of Pacific Studies, ANU
1982 – 1983: Legislative Research Specialist (Class 6 & 7), Commonwealth Parliamentary Library
1984: Senior Executive Officer (Class 9), Employment and Prices Branch, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Canberra
1984 – 1985: Senior Executive Officer, Policy Research Section, Department of Industrial Relations, Canberra
1985 – 1987: Principal Executive Officer (Section Head), Policy Research Section, Department of Industrial Relations, Canberra
1989: Lecturer (sessional), School of Industrial Relations and Organisational Behaviour, UNSW
1989 – 1990: Visiting Fellow, Department of Industrial Relations, University of Sydney
1991 – 1992: Assistant Secretary, Labour Research and Economics Branch, Department Industrial Relations, Canberra
1992 – 1995: Assistant Secretary, Research and Policy Development Branch, Department of Industrial Relations, Canberra
1995 – 1996: Assistant Secretary, Wages Policy Branch, Department of Industrial Relations, Canberra
1997 – 2000: Senior Lecturer and Head, School of Industrial Relations, Griffith University
2000 – 2003: Associate Professor, School of Industrial Relations, Griffith University
2005 – 2006: Head, Department of Industrial Relations, Griffith University
2004 to current: Professional of Employment Relations, Griffith University
2013: Acting Director, Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing
Academic and professional qualifications
1979: BEc (Honours Class I and University Medal), University of Sydney
1995: PhD, University of New South Wales
1998 to current: Executive member, AIRAANZ
2010 to current: Board member (Oceania region representative), ISA
2010 to current: Associate Fellow, NZWLMI
2010 to current: Cochercheur (co–researcher), Centre de Recherche Interuniversitaire su la Mondialisation et le Travail, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
January – March 2001: Visiting Professor (honorary), School of Industrial Relations and Organisational Behaviour, University of New South Wales.
March – April 2001: Visiting Fellow (honorary), Centre for Economic Policy Research, ANU, Canberra.
April – December 2001: Professeur invité (honorary), Département des Relations industrielles, Pavillon J. A. DeSève, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada.
February – July 2005: Visiting Professor (honorary), Sosiologisk institutt,Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen, Norway.
October – November 2008: Visiting Scholar, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
January – May 2012: Visiting Professor, New Zealand Work and Labour Market Institute, Auckland University of Technology, NZ.
1978: University Medal
1978: Economics Graduates’ Association Prize for Proficiency Throughout Course (shared)
1976: Public Service Association of New South Wales John S D’Arcy Memorial Prize for Government II
1978: G C Remington Prize for Government (shared)
1978: Shell Prize in Government (shared)
1988-91: Postgraduate Study Scholarship, Department of Industrial Relations
1996: National Australia Day Council Achievement Medallion, awarded to the team that prepared the inaugural report Enterprise Bargaining in Australia 1994
1996: Citation of Excellence of ‘Highest quality rating’ by ANBAR Electronic Intelligence for ‘Unions, Conflict and the Dilemma of Cooperation’, Journal of Industrial Relations, 38(4)
2000: Winner, Australian Railway Contemporary Song and Poetry Competition, awarded for ‘The Fatal Train’, Australian Rail Tram and Bus Industry Union