About Greg Thompson
Greg Thompson is a lecturer in the School of Education at Murdoch University. He holds a PhD and an MEd from Murdoch University and a BA (Hons) from the University of Western Australia. He has taught for many years in secondary schools in Western Australia. In 2005 he was awarded the Thelma Harley Brown Prize in Education for his research on student connectedness in secondary schools. Dr. Thompson’s publications include Swings and Round-Abouts: Connectedness in Secondary Schools, as well as articles several journals including the British Journal of Sociology of Education and Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. He is a member of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia and contributes to several poststructural and postmodern education Significant Interest Groups (SIGs)within various associations and societies.