Postgraduate Associate at the Institute of Latin American Studies, La Trobe University

Andrew is a PhD candidate and associate at the Institute of Latin American Studies at La Trobe University. He is the current holder of an Australian Postgraduate Award.

His research centres on the rise of the 'new left' with a particular focus on Venezuela and Argentina. He takes an interdisciplinary approach using historical, sociological, political and philosophical knowledge in examining recent changes within the region.

He has taught at various Victorian high schools along with time spent teaching in Venezuela in addition to teaching undergraduate history at La Trobe university for the past 3 years.

Research interests include:
- Political sociology
- Political philosophy
- The left and left wing ideas
- Latin American studies.


  • 2012–present
    Research Fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, La Trobe University, La Trobe University
  • 2010–present
    PhD candidate, La Trobe University


  • 2009 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Teaching/Arts with honours