Personal details

Dr Keith Moore
Visiting Fellow
Faculty of Education,
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Discipline *
Historical Studies
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Doctor of Philosophy (Monash University)

Professional memberships
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The History of Education in Australia is Keith’s primary research area. He is a former President and Vice-President of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society. In December 2013 at QUT’s Gardens Point campus he convened an ANZHES Conference with the theme: Education for all? Access, Equity and Exclusivity in the History of Education and in 2014, he was Editor of a special conference issue of History of Education Review arising from papers delivered at this conference. 

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


For a decade, Keith was a teacher in Victorian State Schools. He received an Outstanding Teacher assessment awarded to the top 3% of the State’s Teachers. Keith then embarked on an academic career as a Lecturer in the areas of History of Education and Australian History in the School of Education at the University of Ballarat. In 1999, he commenced Lecturing in Australian and European History in the School of Humanities at QUT. He later became a Senior Lecturer. From the beginning of 2005 until July 2006, Keith coordinated the Australian Studies Professional Major within the Bachelor of Arts; he then became the Coordinator of the Bachelor of Arts and in addition, at the beginning of 2009, he also coordinated the Bachelor of Social Science. In 2005, Keith received the QUT Carseldine Staff Achievement Award for the highest research output for the year within his Faculty and in 2008 he received a Vice Chancellor’s Performance Award ‘in recognition of a significant and superior contribution to the work of the University’. In 2010 Keith took up a Senior Lecturer position, teaching Australian and European History, in the Faculty of Education at QUT.  Keith is currently the History Discipline Coordinator and Coordinator of the Graduate Diploma Senior Years Program.

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Teaching/Unit coordination

  • CRB102 – Australian Historical Studies
  • CRB103 – Interpreting the Past
  • CRB104 – Colonialism and Independence in the Asia Pacific
  • CRB106 – China since the Qin Dynasty
  • CRB107 – The Classical World
  • CRB108 – Nations and Nationalism in Modern Europe
  • CRB115 – Medieval Europe and the World
  • CRB116 – The Classical World 2 
  • CRB117 – Australia, Britain and America
  • CRB250 – Australian Society and Culture
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As Keith’s publications and his post-graduate supervision indicate, his interests lie in the History of Education in Australia and in Australian History. He also has an interest in British and European History. Much of his research is located in two quite separate decades: the 1850s and the 1960s. 

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