Dr Mark Gauntlett
Newcastle Law School
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Dr Mark Gauntlett is a Lecturer in the Newcastle Law School, where he has taught since 2018. He teaches anti-discrimination law and Torts, as well as co-ordinating and teaching Legal System and Method in the Juris Doctor program.
Mark has a strong background in tertiary teaching, having previously lectured in the disciplines of Drama and English at the University of Newcastle, and in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Western Australia. He is widely published in the areas of English Renaissance drama, the history of Shakespeare criticism, and popular entertainment studies.
His research interests include anti-discrimination law and constitutional law. His current research focuses on the status and effectiveness of Disability Standards, and the implied freedom of political communication under Australia’s Constitution.
- PhD, La Trobe University
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Western Australia
- Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Newcastle
- anti-discrimination law
- constitutional law
- human rights law
|Title||Organisation / Department|
|Casual Academic||University of Newcastle
Newcastle Law School
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Journal article (3 outputs)
Duncan J, Punch R, Gauntlett M, Talbot-Stokes R, 'School autonomy and discrimination against students with disability in Australian primary and secondary education settings: a scoping review', International Journal of Inclusive Education, (2021)
It is unlawful under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) for Australian schools to discriminate against students based on disability. Yet discrimination against students ... [more]
It is unlawful under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) for Australian schools to discriminate against students based on disability. Yet discrimination against students with disability is on the increase in Australian schools, and so is the decentralisation and autonomy of schools. This scoping review set out to determine what evidence exists of an association between school autonomy and discrimination against students with disability, primarily in Australia but with an additional examination of studies conducted in England. It further examined the type of research methods that have been used to investigate this topic. Included studies did not provide direct evidence of a causal association between school autonomy and discrimination against students with disability; however, the findings uncovered worrisome trends suggesting that an association may exist. Examination of the included studies¿ research methods suggests that a more fit-for-purpose methodology is required to determine the association between school autonomy and discrimination against students with disability in primary and secondary education settings.
Duncan J, Punch R, Gauntlett M, Talbot-Stokes R, 'Missing the mark or scoring a goal? Achieving non-discrimination for students with disability in primary and secondary education in Australia: A scoping review', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, (2020) [C1]
|1998||Gauntlett MR, 'The Rational Stage: John Dover Wilson and Hamlet Criticism Between the Wars', Critical Survey, 9 110-124 (1998) [C1]|
Grants and Funding
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19931 grants / $590
'Australasian Drama Studies Assoc. Int. Conf: Theatre & Social Change', Univ of West. Aust. 29 Nov - 4 Dec 1993$590
Funding body: University of Newcastle
|Funding body||University of Newcastle|
|Project Team||Doctor Mark Gauntlett|
|Type Of Funding||Internal|
Number of supervisions
|Year||Level of Study||Research Title||Program||Supervisor Type|
|2012||PhD||Places To Which We Return: Mapping Out a Fragmented Memoir||PhD (English), College of Human and Social Futures, The University of Newcastle||Co-Supervisor|