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Christine Cunningham

Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership, Edith Cowan University

Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Philosophy) The University of Western Australia 1994
Post Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), The University of Western Australia, 1995
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Education (Honours), Murdoch University, 1997.
PhD (Education), Murdoch University, 2010 .

Recent Publications
Cunningham, C., (2011), Corrupted Principles and the Challenges of Critically Reflective Leadership. Bern: Peter Lang International.

Journal Articles
Jackson, S., & Cunningham, C., (2015), Ecofeminism, Leadership Practices and the Australian Greens (currently in peer-review).
Cunningham, C., & Jackson, S., (2014), Leadership and the Australian Greens. Leadership, 11(1), 1-16, DOI: 10.1177/1742715013498407.
Cunningham, C., (2014), Educational Leadership: What can China teach the West about inclusive decision making practices?. Journal of US-China Public Administration, 11(9), 773-789, USA, DOI: 10.17265/1548-6591/2014.09.005.
Cunningham, C., Coy, N., (2014), Understanding the need for fine-grained assessment. Australian Educational Leader, 36(3), 6-9.
Cunningham, C., (2014), Decision-Making Processes and Educational Leadership in Australia. Leading and Managing, 20(1), 11-31, Australia.
Lyle, J., Cunningham, C., Gray, J., (2014), The New Australian Curriculum, Teachers and Change Fatigue. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(11), 45-64, Australia, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n11.4.
Cunningham, C., (2013), The Australian Baccalaureate: A preliminary study. Curriculum Perspectives, 33(3), 46-57, Australia.
Cunningham, C., (2012), Critically Reflective Leadership. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37(4), 46-58, Australia.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Leadership , Edith Cowan University


  • 2010 
    Murdoch University, PhD