Dr Kevin Davison

BA, MA, Ph.D

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Education
Room G014
School of Education
NUI Galway
Nun's Island

T: 353 91 492158
M:
E: Kevin.Davison@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Formally Lecturer with the Faculty of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, for seven years, and Senior Lecturer at the School of Education at The Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, for two years, Kevin G. Davison is a Lecturer in Education with the School of Education, at NUI Galway. He contributes to the MEd programme as well as the BA and PME initial teacher education programmes in the following areas: sociology of education; gender and education; boys, masculinities, and academic underachievement; science outreach; and qualitative research methodologies. He is the author of several publications including the following two books: Negotiating masculinities and bodies in schools: The implications of gender theory for the education of boys (2007, Edwin Mellen Press) and Masculinities and schooling: International Practices and perspectives (2007, Althouse Press).

Research Interests

Kevin Davison currently researches and publishes in the areas of: gender and education; masculinities, bodies, boys and literacies, science outreach; as well as research methodologies in the postmodern condition. In addition to serving as guest co-editor on four special theme issues on boys, masculinity and education for The Journal of Men's Studies (2), The Canadian Journal of Education, and The McGill Journal of Education, he is the author of several publications including the following two books: Negotiating masculinities and bodies in schools: The implications of gender theory for the education of boys (2007, Edwin Mellen Press) and Masculinities and schooling: International Practices and perspectives (2007, Althouse Press).                         

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
SeaChange 01-JAN-15 01-JAN-18
Guerilla Science: Public Science Installations, Interventions and Interruptions Pilot Project 30-SEP-11 01-JUN-12
Citizenship and World Mindedness 23-JUN-10
Strategic Educational and Social Marketing Approaches to STEM Outreach and Communication 16-FEB-08 17-JUN-10
Boys, Masculinities, Men Teachers, and Mentorship Project 01-APR-11
Contradictions and Tensions in the Lives of Men: Exploring Masculinities in the Numerically Female Dominated Professions of Nursing and Elementary School Teaching 02-MAY-03 01-MAY-06
Post-Colonial Masculinities and Schooling in the New Millennium 07-MAR-03 03-SEP-03
BUILDING EFFECTIVE SCIENCE OUTREACH STRATEGIES 01-JAN-07 31-DEC-13
MF06P45 BRIDGING UNDERSTANDING & REACHING OUT 31-JAN-07 19-JUN-09

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2006) 'Innovative initiatives: Targeting the declining science enrollments in Ireland'
McCauley, V., Davison, K, and Sullivan K. (2006) 'Innovative initiatives: Targeting the declining science enrollments in Ireland'. New Zealand Annual Review Of Education, 15 :187-208 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2007) 'Methodological instability and the disruption of masculinities'
Davison, K. (2007) 'Methodological instability and the disruption of masculinities'. The Journal Of Men And Masculinities, 9 (3):379-391 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Realising the Management Challenges for Science Communication Outreach: A Social Marketing Perspective'
Domegan, C., McCauley, V. and Davison, K. (2010) 'Realising the Management Challenges for Science Communication Outreach: A Social Marketing Perspective'. Irish Journal Of Management, 19 (2):89-108 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2000) 'Boys Bodies: Physical Education'
Davison,K. (2000) 'Boys Bodies: Physical Education'. The Journal Of Men'S Studies, 8 (2):255-266 [Details]
(2001) 'Masculinities and schooling: Challenging present practices and 'panics''
Frank B, Davison, K. (2001) 'Masculinities and schooling: Challenging present practices and 'panics''. Exceptionality Education Canada, 10 (1&2):63-74 [Details]
(2003) ''A tangle of trouble: Boys, masculinity and schooling, future directions''
Davison, K. (2003) ''A tangle of trouble: Boys, masculinity and schooling, future directions''. Educational Review, 55 (2):120-133 [Details]
(2004) 'Texting Gender and Body as a Distant/ced Memory: An AutobiographicalAccount of Bodies, Masculinities and Schooling'
Davison, K. G. (2004) 'Texting Gender and Body as a Distant/ced Memory: An AutobiographicalAccount of Bodies, Masculinities and Schooling'. The Journal Of Curriculum Theorizing, 20 (3):129-149 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2005) 'Contradictions and tensions of the practice of masculinities in school: Interrogating embodiment and 'good buddy talk''
Kehler, M.,Davison, K., and Frank, B. (2005) 'Contradictions and tensions of the practice of masculinities in school: Interrogating embodiment and 'good buddy talk''. Journal Of Curriculum Theorizing, 21 (4):59-72 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2006) 'Dialectical Imagery and Postmodern Research'
Davison, K. (2006) 'Dialectical Imagery and Postmodern Research'. International Journal Of Qualitative Studies In Education, 19 (2):133-146 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Men and teaching: Good intentions and productive tensions'
Davison, K., and Nelson, B. (2011) 'Men and teaching: Good intentions and productive tensions'. The Journal Of Men'S Studies, 19 (2):91-96 [DOI] [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2007) Negotiating masculinities and bodies in schools: The implications of gender theory for the education of boys.
Davison, K. (2007) Negotiating masculinities and bodies in schools: The implications of gender theory for the education of boys. -: -. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2000) '“Masculinities, Sexualities and the Student Body: Sorting Gender Identities in School, Experiencing Difference'
Davison,K. (2000) '“Masculinities, Sexualities and the Student Body: Sorting Gender Identities in School, Experiencing Difference' In: Experiencing Difference. -: -. [Details]
(2004) ''Canadian boys and underachievement: No proof for panic''
Vibert, A; Frank, B; Davison, K; Lovell, T. (2004) ''Canadian boys and underachievement: No proof for panic'' In: The politics of gender and education: Critical perspectives London. -: -. [Details]
(2006) '“Sexualities, Genders, Bodies and Sport: Changing Practices of Inequity,”'
Davison, K; Frank, B. (2006) '“Sexualities, Genders, Bodies and Sport: Changing Practices of Inequity,”' In: Sport and Gender in Canada, Second Edition,Toronto:. -: -. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2006) 'Masculinities and Femininities and Secondary Schooling: The Case for a Gender Analysis in the Postmodern Condition'
Davison,K; Frank,B. (2006) 'Masculinities and Femininities and Secondary Schooling: The Case for a Gender Analysis in the Postmodern Condition' In: The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education. -: -. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2007) 'Preface'
Davison, K; Frank, B. (2007) 'Preface' In: Masculinities and schooling: International practices and perspectives London. London, ON: Althouse Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2011) Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, Dublin
Keane, E., Davison, K., and Khoo, S. (2011) Researching higher education students' global citizenship and diversity literacies in partnership with international colleagues Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, Dublin [Details]
(2015) Gender Advanced Research Consortium (ARC): 2015 Seminar Series
Heinz, M., Keane, E., Davison, K. (2015) Diversity in Initial Teacher Education (DITE) in Ireland: Critical Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality Gender Advanced Research Consortium (ARC): 2015 Seminar Series [Details]
(2015) Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Annual Conference
Heinz, M., Keane, E., Davison, K. (2015) Exploring Gender and Sexuality in Initial Teacher Education in Ireland Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Annual Conference [Details]
(2000) Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference
Davison, K. (2000) Masculinities, sexualities and the student body: Sorting gender identities in school Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, [Details]
(2008) Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference
Killeavy, M, Davison, K, Clynes, M, Rath, A, Mooney-Simmie, G. (2008) Newly Qualified Teachers Perceptions of their Professional Support needs and their mentors' views of strategies useful in meeting these needs Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference Galway, , 06-MAR-08 - 08-MAR-08 [Details]
(2008) 'After the Celtic Tiger': Irish Social Science Platform Conference
Domegan C; Davison, K (2008) Assessing and evaluating science communication and outreach activities in Ireland through social marketing: Supporting the knowledge economy through innovative and interdisciplinary approaches 'After the Celtic Tiger': Irish Social Science Platform Conference , 11-SEP-12 - 12-SEP-08 [Details]
(2008) World Social Marketing Conference
Domegan, C; Davison, K. (2008) Applying contemporary social marketing to science communication and outreach: Meeting the challenges of a knowledge economy World Social Marketing Conference Brighton, UK, [Details]
(2009) 2nd International Conference on Service-Learning in Teacher Education
Hall, T, Davison, K. (2009) OzanaMaths: Service-learning in mathematics education' 2nd International Conference on Service-Learning in Teacher Education The National University of Galway, Ireland, , 25-JUN-09 - 27-JUN-09 [Details]
(2010) 2nd Annual Social Marketing Conference
Davison, K; McCauley, V; Domegan C (2010) A Social Marketing Approach to Managing Science Communication and Outreach 2nd Annual Social Marketing Conference NUI Galway, , 04-JUN-10 [Details]
(2010) 2nd Annual Social Marketing Conference
Davison, K; McCauley, V; Domegan, C (2010) A social marketing approach to managing science communication and outreach 2nd Annual Social Marketing Conference NUI Galway, [Details]
(2010) Irish Masculinities Conference
Davison, K. (2010) Bridging understanding and reaching out: Digital storytelling with marginalized young men in rural Ireland Irish Masculinities Conference Queens University Belfast, , 26-FEB-10 - 27-FEB-10 [Details]
(2011) International Research Methods Summer School
Davison, K (2011) Employing dialectical imagery to mediate interpretive subjectivity in qualitative research and teacher education in the postmodern condition International Research Methods Summer School Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, [Details]
(2011) Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference
Keane, E; Davison, K; Khoo, S (2011) Researching higher education students' global citizenship and diversity literacies in partnership with international colleagues Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference Church of Ireland College, Dublin, [Details]
(2012) Gender and Irish Society in the 19th and 20th Century: New Perspectives and New Ideas
Davison, K; McDonald, A (2012) The Irish Male Teacher and Role Models for Boys: Contradictions of Desire and Panic Gender and Irish Society in the 19th and 20th Century: New Perspectives and New Ideas NUI Galway, [Details]
(2012) Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference
Davison, K; Beckett, L; Carr, J (2012) Measuring the problem: the legacy of Vere Foster Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference University College of Cork, Cork, Ireland, [Details]
(2012) Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference
Davison, K; McCauley, V (2012) Guerrilla science and other innovative approaches to STEM outreach Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2006) A Review of Science Outreach Strategies North and South: With Some Recommendations for Improvement.
Davison, K., McCauley, V., Domegan, C., McClune, W. (2006) A Review of Science Outreach Strategies North and South: With Some Recommendations for Improvement. Centre for Cross Border Studies, Belfast. [ARAN Link] [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2007) Masculinities and schooling: International practices and perspectives.
Davison, K and Frank, B (Ed.). (2007) Masculinities and schooling: International practices and perspectives Masculinities and schooling: International practices and perspectives. London, Ontario, Canada: Althouse Press. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2000) 'Editors' Introduction: About this Issue'
Frank, B; Davison, K (2000) 'Editors' Introduction: About this Issue' Canadian Journal of Education - Special Issue on Boys, Men, Masculinities and Schooling, 25 (2) :v-v. [Details]
(2000) 'Editor's Introduction'
Davison,K.G. (2000) 'Editor's Introduction' The Journal of Men's Studies, 8 (2) :129-130. [Details]
(2006) 'Editorial: Boys, Men, Masculinities and Education'
Frank, B; Davison, K (2006) 'Editorial: Boys, Men, Masculinities and Education' McGill Journal of Education - Special Issue on Boys, Men, Masculinities and Education, 41 (2) :105-111. [Details]

Article

  Year Publication
(2007) Key findings from the first annual conference on science communication outreach and public engagement.
Domegan, C., McCauley, V. and Davison, K. (2007) Key findings from the first annual conference on science communication outreach and public engagement. Ireland: Article [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2007) Building Effective Science Outreach Strategies North and South.
Davison, K, McCauley, V. Domegan, C and McClune, B. (2007) Building Effective Science Outreach Strategies North and South. Malahide, Dublin, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) A Social Marketing Approach to Managing Science Communication and Outreach.
Davison, K, McCauley, V, and Domegan C. (2010) A Social Marketing Approach to Managing Science Communication and Outreach. NUI Galway, Galway: Conference Paper [Details]
(2012) Guerrilla Science and other Innovative approaches to STEM outreach.
McCauley, V. and Davison, K. (2012) Guerrilla Science and other Innovative approaches to STEM outreach. University College Cork: Conference Paper [Details]
(2015) Advancing science teacher education and professional practice: A collaborative lesson hooks approach.
McCauley, V and Davison. K. (2015) Advancing science teacher education and professional practice: A collaborative lesson hooks approach. Maynooth University. 9th-11th April: Conference Paper [Details]
(1996) What really happens in school?' . National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Conference.
Davison, K. (1996) What really happens in school?' . National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Conference. Lewis and Clarke College, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) Boys' bodies: Physical education' . American Men's Studies Association Conference.
Davison, K. (1998) Boys' bodies: Physical education' . American Men's Studies Association Conference. Youngstown State University,Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.A: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in Schools' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference.
Davison, K. (1998) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in Schools' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in Schools' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Conference.
Davison, K. (1998) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in Schools' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Conference. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) The men's Movement and the need for change' . National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Conference.
Davison, K, Nelson, K. (1998) The men's Movement and the need for change' . National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Conference. State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook, U.S.A: Conference Paper [Details]
(1999) Physical education: Boys' bodies in schools'. Atlantic Educators' Conference.
Davison, K. (1999) Physical education: Boys' bodies in schools'. Atlantic Educators' Conference. University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) The Boy question: Current Perspectives regarding boys and schooling in the new millennium' . Atlantic Educators' Conference, Halifax.
Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2000) The Boy question: Current Perspectives regarding boys and schooling in the new millennium' . Atlantic Educators' Conference, Halifax. Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Challenging Present Perspectives and Policies: The Politics of Masculinities, Boys and Schooling' . 4th Annual International Conference on Gender and Education, Institute of Education.
Frank, B, Vibert, A, Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2000) Challenging Present Perspectives and Policies: The Politics of Masculinities, Boys and Schooling' . 4th Annual International Conference on Gender and Education, Institute of Education. University of London, London, United Kingdom: Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Masculinities in Schooling: Challenging present practices and perspectives' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference.
Davison, K. (2000) Masculinities in Schooling: Challenging present practices and perspectives' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2001) Nova Scotia boys and Underachievement: No proof for panic' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference.
Frank, B, Vibert, A, Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2001) Nova Scotia boys and Underachievement: No proof for panic' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Nova Scotia boys and underachievement: No proof for panic' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference.
Frank, B, Vibert, A, Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2002) Nova Scotia boys and underachievement: No proof for panic' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Body talk and masculinities: Texting gender with/out the body' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2002) Body talk and masculinities: Texting gender with/out the body' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Facts, Fictions and Frictions: Researching gender without the body' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2002) Facts, Fictions and Frictions: Researching gender without the body' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Study of Education Annual Conference.
Frank, B, Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2002) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Study of Education Annual Conference. Dalhousie University and The University of King's College, Halifax, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) A Tangle of Trouble: Boys, Masculinity and Schooling, Future Directions' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference.
Frank, B, Davison, K, Lovell, T, Kehler, M. (2002) A Tangle of Trouble: Boys, Masculinity and Schooling, Future Directions' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Dialectical imagery and postmodern research' . Australian Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2003) Dialectical imagery and postmodern research' . Australian Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference. Canterbury University, Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Dialectical imagery and postmodern research' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2003) Dialectical imagery and postmodern research' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site' . Australian Association for Research in Education - New Zealand Association for Research in Education Joint Conference.
Frank, B, Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2003) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site' . Australian Association for Research in Education - New Zealand Association for Research in Education Joint Conference. University of Auckland, Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Dialectical imagery and postmodern research' . Qualitative Analysis Conference.
Davison, K. (2003) Dialectical imagery and postmodern research' . Qualitative Analysis Conference. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference.
Frank, B, Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2003) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference. Dalhousie University and The University of King's College, Halifax, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling in the new millennium' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference.
Davison, K, Lovell, T (2004) Postcolonial masculinities and schooling in the new millennium' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) The Politics of Gender and Advancement: Men Elementary School Teachers and theAdministrative Career Path'. Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2004) The Politics of Gender and Advancement: Men Elementary School Teachers and theAdministrative Career Path'. Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference. University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Methodological instability and the disruption of masculinities in postmodern times' . Higher Education Close Up3 International Research Conference.
Davison, K. (2005) Methodological instability and the disruption of masculinities in postmodern times' . Higher Education Close Up3 International Research Conference. University of Lancaster, Lancaster, United Kingdom: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Hegemonic masculinity as pathology and inequitable pedagogy'. Children and Youth in Emerging and Transforming Societies International Conference.
Davison, K, Lovell, T. (2005) Hegemonic masculinity as pathology and inequitable pedagogy'. Children and Youth in Emerging and Transforming Societies International Conference. University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway: Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Building effective science outreach strategies' . Teaching in the Knowledge Society, Standing Conference onTeacher Education North and South.
McCauley, V, Davison, K, McClune, B. (2006) Building effective science outreach strategies' . Teaching in the Knowledge Society, Standing Conference onTeacher Education North and South. The Grand Hotel, Malahide, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Walter Benjamin's dialectical imagery as data analysis strategy for research in the postmodern condition' . Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change: An Interdisciplinary Approach Conference.
Davison, K. (2007) Walter Benjamin's dialectical imagery as data analysis strategy for research in the postmodern condition' . Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change: An Interdisciplinary Approach Conference. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Applying contemporary social marketing to science communication and outreach: Meeting the challenges of a knowledge economy'. World Social Marketing Conference.
Domegan, C, McCauley, V, Davison, K. (2008) Applying contemporary social marketing to science communication and outreach: Meeting the challenges of a knowledge economy'. World Social Marketing Conference. Brighton,United Kingdom: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Assessing and evaluating science communication and outreach activities in Ireland through social marketing: Supporting the knowledge economy through innovative and interdisciplinary approaches, After the Celtic Tiger'. Irish Social Science Platform Conference.
Domegan, C, Davison, K. (2008) Assessing and evaluating science communication and outreach activities in Ireland through social marketing: Supporting the knowledge economy through innovative and interdisciplinary approaches, After the Celtic Tiger'. Irish Social Science Platform Conference. Dublin City University: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Newly qualified teachers perceptions of their professional support needs and their mentors views of strategies useful in meeting these needs. Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference.
Killeavy, M, Clynes, M, Rath, A, Mooney-Simmie, G, Davison, K. (2008) Newly qualified teachers perceptions of their professional support needs and their mentors views of strategies useful in meeting these needs. Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Bridging Understanding and Reaching Out: Digital storytelling with Marginalized YoungMen in Rural Ireland' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for theStudy of Education Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2008) Bridging Understanding and Reaching Out: Digital storytelling with Marginalized YoungMen in Rural Ireland' . Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for theStudy of Education Annual Conference. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Bridging Understanding and Reaching Out: Digital Storytelling With Marginalized Young men in Rural Ireland' . Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference.
Davison, K. (2008) Bridging Understanding and Reaching Out: Digital Storytelling With Marginalized Young men in Rural Ireland' . Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference. Galway: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Applying contemporary social marketing to science communication and outreach: Meeting the challenges of a knowledge economy' . Irish Academy of Management.
Domegan, C, Davison, K. (2008) Applying contemporary social marketing to science communication and outreach: Meeting the challenges of a knowledge economy' . Irish Academy of Management. DCU Business School: Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2012) Science Outreach Innovation - Strategies for creating catalytic curiosity.
McCauley, V, and Davison, K. (2012) Science Outreach Innovation - Strategies for creating catalytic curiosity. School of Education Research Seminar Series: Conference Poster [Details]
(2012) Image-Based Pedagogy: Enhancing Critical Reflective Practice in Teacher Education Through Teaching Technology and Image Space.
Davison, K., McCormack, O., Fleming, M., Hall, T., Heinz, M., McGarr, O., & Lenaghan, J. (2012) Image-Based Pedagogy: Enhancing Critical Reflective Practice in Teacher Education Through Teaching Technology and Image Space. Conference Poster [Details]

Edited Book

  Year Publication
(2000) The Canadian Journal of Education Special Issue on Men, Boys, Masculinities and Schooling.
Frank, B; Davison, K (2000) The Canadian Journal of Education Special Issue on Men, Boys, Masculinities and Schooling. Ottawa, Canada: Edited Book [Details]
(2000) Special Issue on Masculinities and Schooling.
Frank, B; Davison, K (2000) Special Issue on Masculinities and Schooling. Hariman, TN, USA: Edited Book [Details]
(2006) McGill Journal of Education Special Issue on Boys, Men, Masculinities and Education.
Frank, B; Davison, K (2006) McGill Journal of Education Special Issue on Boys, Men, Masculinities and Education. Montreall, Canada: Edited Book [Details]
(2011) Journal of Men's Studies Special Issue on Men and Teaching.
Davison, K; Nelson, B (2011) Journal of Men's Studies Special Issue on Men and Teaching. Harriman, TN, USA: Edited Book [Details]

Encyclopedia Entry

  Year Publication
(2007) Essentialism.
Davison, K (2007) Essentialism. London: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
(2007) Phallocentrism.
Davison, K (2007) Phallocentrism. London: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
(2007) Bodies and Male Biology.
Davison, K (2007) Bodies and Male Biology. London: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
(2011) Understanding gender and mentoring: Critical questions as answers.
Davison, K (2011) Understanding gender and mentoring: Critical questions as answers. Invited papers [Details]

Media

  Year Publication
(1996) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in School. The Bill Goode Show - Live radio call-in show.
Davison, K. (1996) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in School. The Bill Goode Show - Live radio call-in show. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Media [Details]
(2004) Covering Feminism'. Reporting Disservice editorial article in Boston Metro.
Davison, K. (2004) Covering Feminism'. Reporting Disservice editorial article in Boston Metro. Media [Details]
(2006) The Eternal Question of Research. the irish times, Working in Education supplement.
Davison, K. (2006) The Eternal Question of Research. the irish times, Working in Education supplement. Media [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
(1996) Masculinity Taught. Tri-City News, Coquitlam.
Davison, K, Morry,L. (1996) Masculinity Taught. Tri-City News, Coquitlam. British Columbia, Canada: Newspaper Articles [Details]

Radio Presentation

  Year Publication
(1996) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in School. Talk given on The Coming Out Show.
Davison, K. (1996) Manly Expectations: Memories of Masculinities in School. Talk given on The Coming Out Show. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Radio Presentation [Details]
(1998) Masculinity and Schooling, . Live radio call-in show.
Davison, K. (1998) Masculinity and Schooling, . Live radio call-in show. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Radio Presentation [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(1999) Review of Challenging macho values: Practical ways of working with adolescent boys. Canadian review of sociology and anthropology.
Davison, K, Salisbury, J, Jackson, J. (1999) Review of Challenging macho values: Practical ways of working with adolescent boys. Canadian review of sociology and anthropology. Reviews [Details]
(2002) Review of: Sex acts: Practices of femininity and masculinity. The journal of men's studies.
Davison, K. (2002) Review of: Sex acts: Practices of femininity and masculinity. The journal of men's studies. Reviews [Details]
(2002) Review of The male in the head: Young people, heterosexuality and power. Body and society.
Davison, K. (2002) Review of The male in the head: Young people, heterosexuality and power. Body and society. Reviews [Details]
(2004) Review of Teaching Tough Kids: What we can learn from five provocative educators. Our times.
Davison, K. (2004) Review of Teaching Tough Kids: What we can learn from five provocative educators. Our times. Reviews [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2008) Mapping Science Outreach and Communication in Ireland' Keynote Address to the Second Annual Science in Society. International Perspectives & Experiences in the Irish Context Conference, Engineers Ireland.
Davison K, Domegan C. (2008) Mapping Science Outreach and Communication in Ireland' Keynote Address to the Second Annual Science in Society. International Perspectives & Experiences in the Irish Context Conference, Engineers Ireland. Dublin: Workshops [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) Member and NUI Galway Branch Secretary 01-MAY-10 /
American Educational Research Association Member /
Canadian Association for the Foundations of Education (CAFE) Member 01-APR-98 /
Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Member 01-APR-98 /
Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Member 01-MAR-05 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
School of Education Research Committee Member 01-SEP-08 /
School of Education Teaching and Learning Committee Member 01-SEP-09 /
Irish Federation of University Teachers NUI Galway Branch Committee Member and Branch Secretary 03-MAY-10 /
Steering Committee of the Vere Foster Trust Member 01-JUN-10 /
University Research Ethics Committee Member 01-JUL-10 /
Steering Committee for the Institute of Educational Research in Ireland Chair 05-NOV-10 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Australian Catholic University, School of Education Senior Lecturer 02-JUL-12 / 30-JUN-14
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Part-Time Faculty 01-JAN-98 / 31-AUG-05

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1990 Simon Fraser University Certificate Certificate in Liberal Arts
2003 University of South Australia PhD Education
1996 Simon Fraser University Masters of Arts Education
1994 Simon Fraser University BACHELOR OF ARTS HIstory and Women's Studies

Teaching Interests

sociology of education

foundations of education/educational sciences

gender and education

masculinities and schooling

teacher education

distance education

qualitative research methods and methodologies including feminist, poststructural & postmodern

feminist, poststructural, postmodern, and postcolonial theory

research and education development

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) outreach research and promotion

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Autumn 2014 Professional Development Ed 287 Professional Masters in Education (PME) module (co-taught multiple tutorials and workshops with various staff).
Autumn 2014 Qualitative Research Methods ED 221 Taught Masters of Education (MEd) module (with Dr. E. Keane).
Autumn 2014 Psychology, Sociology and Catering for Diversity ED 305 BA in Mathematics and Education module (with Dr. P. Eaton).
Spring 2015 Introduction to the Educational Sciences ED 117 BA in Mathematics and Education module (with Dr. P. Eaton)
Spring 2015 Specialist Teaching Methodology: Contemporary School and Classroom issues in Gender, Sexuality and Schooling (CSCGSS) ED6124 Professional Masters in Education (PME) module
Spring 2015 Psychology, Sociology and Catering for Diversity ED 305 BA in Mathematics and Education module (with Dr. P. Eaton)
Spring 2015 Professional Development ED 287 Professional Masters in Education (PME) module (co-taught multiple tutorials and workshops with various staff).