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Dr Alexander Beveridge

Conjoint Lecturer

School of Humanities and Social Science (Community Welfare)

Career Summary


Research Expertise
Social theory Social Policy and Social Administration Community Development Welfare Sector Management Human Rights, Advocacy and Social Change Education Research Achievements Goals and Achievement Behaviour Constructivism and Experience-Based Learning Critical Thinking and Mastery Achievement Goals


  • Doctor of Education, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts (Social Science), Curtin University of Technology
  • Associate Diploma in Social Welfare, University of Newcastle
  • Master of Educational Studies, University of Newcastle


  • Community development
  • Constructivism
  • Human Rights
  • Social theory
  • Welfare management

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified 100


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
1999 Plath DA, English BA, Connors L, Beveridge AR, 'Evaluating the outcomes of intensive critical thinking instruction for social work students', Social Work Education, 18 207-217 (1999) [C1]

Conference (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2007 Beveridge AR, Archer J, 'Motivational implications of problem-based learning for the preparation of social workers', Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2006 Annual Conference (2007) [E2]
Co-authors Jennifer Archer

Research Supervision

Number of supervisions


Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2015 PhD A Critical Analysis of a Theology of Disability in the Australian Catholic Church: A Qualitative Study into Contemporary Inclusionary Practices PhD (Theology), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2006 Masters Assessment of the Rehabilitation Needs of Those with a Psychiatric Disability in the Hunter Valley M Social Work [R], Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Sole Supervisor

Dr Alexander Beveridge


Conjoint Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

Community Welfare

Contact Details

Phone (02) 4921 6772
Fax (02) 4921 6995


Room W352 3rd floor, Behavioural Science Building
Building Behavioural Sciences
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308