I joined academia in 2008, after completing a PhD on leadership and change in Australian universities at RMIT University.
Over 2008-2017 I worked at the University of Melbourne as a teacher, researcher, consultant, author, journal editor, and media commentator on tertiary education leadership, policy, and strategy.
Over 2017-2018 I worked at Monash University as Senior Higher Education Adviser in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor.
Over 2019-2021 my contract and advisory work has included analysis of academic freedom and free speech policies, as universities respond to the French Review.
From May 2017- May 2022 I've been an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
Since 2020 I've been writing a blog on higher education in Australia, including on the impact of COVID. You can visit Big Little Thought Crimes in Melbourne at https://geoffsharrockinmelbourne.net/