Emerita Professor Diane Mayer

DipPrimTeach, BEd, MEd, PhD
Honorary Professor
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Education Building A35 / 307
The University of Sydney

Diane Mayer’s research and scholarship has focused on teacher education and early-career teaching, examining issues associated with the policy and practice of teachers’ work and teacher education. Prior to joining Oxford University's Department of Education in 2018, Di was Professor of Education and Dean of Education and Social Work at The University of Sydney in Australia. She had previously held positions at the University of California at Berkeley in the US and at Victoria University, Deakin University and The University of Queensland in Australia.

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford, UK
  • Honorary Professor, The University of Queensland
  • Professor of Education (Teacher Education), University of Oxford, UK, 2018–2021
  • Honorary Professor, University of Sydney, 2018–2021
  • Professor of Education and Dean/Head, Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, 2014–2018
  • Member, American Educational Research Association
  • Member, Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Member, Australian Teacher Education Association
  • Member, British Educational Research Association
  • Member, European Educational Research Association
  • Member, International Study Association on Teacher Thinking
  • Executive Editor, Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, Routledge, 2017–2021
  • Senior Editor, Teaching Education, Routledge, 1999–2021
  • Member, International Advisory Board, European Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
  • Member, Editorial Board, Curriculum Perspectives, 2015–2021
  • Regular reviewer of manuscripts for: Teaching and Teacher Education; Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice; Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education; Curriculum Perspectives; Australian Educational Researcher; Journal of Education for Teaching; Journal of Educational Change; European Journal of Teacher Education