Kevin F. McGrath

Tertiary Supervisor, Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University

Kevin McGrath completed a Bachelor of Education in primary education at the University of Technology Sydney, where he graduated with first class honours and was awarded the university medal. After teaching in NSW public schools, he completed a PhD in Education at Macquarie University, where he received an Excellence in Higher Degree Research award and Vice Chancellor's Commendation. His research interests include gender and education, disruptive student behaviour, and the student-teacher relationship. His research has been cited more than 100 times internationally ( and his publication about the perceived need for more male primary school teachers is the seventh most read publication in Gender and Education.


  • 2012–present
    Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University


  • 2016 
    Macquarie University, PhD
  • 2010 
    UTS, B.Ed (Hons1)