Lecturer in Public Policy and Management
Politics and Public Policy
Craig Matheson was awarded a PhD in Government from the University of Queensland in 1984. He was a lecturer in sociology at Charles Sturt University from 1988 to 2001. He then lectured in management at the University of Wollongong from 2001 to 2003. Since 2003 he has worked at Flinders University. His research interests include Australian government and public administration, work and organizations, social class, cultural theory and social change. He has published thirteen refereed articles in various journals including the British Journal of Sociology, Public Administration Review, Administration and Society and the Australian Journal of Political Science. He has taught in thirty four subjects and coordinated twenty subjects in politics, sociology, management and public policy.
Bachelor of Arts degree with first class honours in Government, University of Queensland, 1980.
PhD in Government, University of Queensland, 1984.
Australian government and public administration, work and organizations, social class, cultural theory, social change
Member of the Australian Sociological Association 1993-2001. Past member of the British Sociological Association and Institute of Public Administration Australia. Member of Political Studies Association. Attended ten conferences held in Australia and overseas since 1988. Guest speaker at conference aimed at improving professional development of public servants. Invited contributor to panel on cultural theory at PSA Conference Manchester 2014. Reviewer for the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology/Journal of Sociology, the Australian Journal of Political Science and the Australian Journal of Public Administration, Reviewer of book proposal for UNSW press, President of Riverina Campus Staff Club at CSU 1998 to 2000, PhD Thesis Examiner Charles Darwin University 2004.