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Researcher, UQ Critical Thinking Project, The University of Queensland

Luke completed a doctorate in philosophy in 2017 with a focus on social and education philosophy. He currently is a researcher in critical thinking and citizenship education with the University of Queensland's Critical Thinking Project, and has an interest in non-electoral democratic theory.

Luke lectures and tutors philosophy at the University of Queensland, as well as being a practicing secondary teacher at Education Queensland's distance education school IMPACT Centre. He designs their Critical Thinking projects.


  • 2014–present
    Tutor, The University of Queensland
  • 2014–present
    Teacher, Education Queensland
  • 2018–present
    Researcher, The University of Queensland


  • 2017 
    The University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2014 
    University of New England, Graduate Diploma of Education
  • 2010 
    The University of Queensland, Master of Arts
  • 2007 
    The University of Queensland, Bachelor of Arts


  • 2019
    Demarchy: a flexible deliberative process for contemporary democracies, Journal of Political Power
  • 2018
    Democratic communities of inquiry: Creating opportunities to develop citizenship, Educational Philosophy and Theory

Professional Memberships

  • Queensland College of Teachers