PhD, M.Ed., B.A (Hons), B.Ed
Membership of professional associations
American Education Research Association (AERA); World Education Research Association (WERA), Australian Education Research Association (AARE)
Area of study
Jo Lampert has a national and international reputation in the fields of social justice, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, teacher education for high poverty schools. She also has a background in cultural studies.
Widely published, Lampert is co-editor of the multinational book, Teacher Education for High Poverty Schools (Springer Press, 2015), Her co-authored book Introductory Indigenous Studies in Education: Reflection and the Importance of Knowing (Pearson, 2012) is widely used across the country. Lampert also continues some research in the field of literary studies. Her book, Children’s Fiction About 9/11: National, Ethnic and Heroic Identities was published by Routledge in 2010.
She is an invited member of the World Education Research Council’s (WERA) International Research Network, ‘ Overcoming Inequalities in Schools and Learning Communities: Innovative and Audacious Education for a New Century’. Jo has recently been a researcher on numerous significant funded projects: Lead Researcher on the Australian Council of Deans of Education/MATSITI (More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers) Initiative, and Lead Researcher on the Focus School Next Steps Initiative Case Studies.
Jo is Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Teacher Education
professional development for teaching in high poverty schools; inter and cross/cultural communication;
Scholes, Laura, Lampert, Jo, Burnett, Bruce M., Comber, Barbara, Hoff, Lutz, & Ferguson, Angela (2017) The politics of quality teacher discourses: Implications for preservice teachers in high poverty schools. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 42(4), pp. 19-43.
Lampert, Jo, Burnett, Bruce M., & Lebhers, Stevie (2016) 'More like the kids than the other teachers': One working-class pre-service teacher's experiences in a middle-class profession. Teaching and Teacher Education, 58, pp. 35-42.
Shay, Marnee, Morgan, Ann, Lampert, Jo, & Heck, Deborah (2016) Editorial: Introduction to the special issue on alternative pathways in education for disenfranchised children and young people in the Australian context. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 7(2), pp. 171-177.
Masters, Chenoa, Lampert, Jo, Byrne, Talea, Dempsey, Claire, McLean, Sophia, Reilly, Caitlyn, Robinson, Lili, Rodbert, Jamila, Roper, Sarah, & Scriggins, Chloe (2016) Embedding Indigenous perspectives in reviewing welcome to country with Australian high-school students: More than a book review. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 8(2), pp. 142-151.
Burnett, Bruce M. & Lampert, Jo (2016) Reframing social justice: Tensions experienced by novice teachers in an era of high-stakes accountability. In American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting 2016, 8-12 April 2016, Washington DC.
Burnett, Bruce M. & Lampert, Jo (2015) Re-thinking teacher quality in high-poverty schools in Australia. In Noblit, George & Pink, William (Eds.) Education, Equity, Economy: Crafting a New Intersection. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 51-72.
Tait, Gordon, Lampert, Jo, Bahr, Nan, & Bennett, Pepita (2015) Laughing with the lecturer: The use of humour in shaping university teaching. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 12(3), pp. 1-15.
Lampert, Jo & Burnett, Bruce (2015) Introduction. In Lampert, Jo & Burnett, Bruce (Eds.) Teacher Education for High Poverty Schools. Springer International Publishing, New York & London, pp. 1-9.
Lampert, Jo & Burnett, Bruce (Eds.) (2015) Teacher Education for High Poverty Schools. Education, Equity, Economy, 2. Springer International Publishing, New York & London.
Burnett, Bruce M. & Lampert, Jo (2015) Teacher Education for High Poverty Schools in Australia: The National Exceptional Teachers for Disadvantaged Schools Program. In Lampert, Jo & Burnett, Bruce M. (Eds.) Teacher Education for High Poverty Schools. Springer, New York & London, pp. 73-94.
Lampert, Jo (2015) Coming of Age in 9/11 Fiction: Bildungsroman and Loss of Innocence. In Kieran, David (Ed.) The War of My Generation: Youth Culture and the War on Terror. Rutgers University Press, New Jersey, USA, pp. 171-189.
Lampert, Jo, Burnett, Bruce, & Morse, Kristie (2015) Destabilising Privilege: Disrupting Deficit Thinking in White Pre-service Teachers on Field Experience in Culturally Diverse, High Poverty Schools. In Ferfolja, Tania, Jones-Diaz, Criss, & Ullman, Jacqueline (Eds.) Understanding Sociological Theory for Educational Practices. Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 76-89.
Tait, Gordon, Lampert, Jo, Bahr, Nan, & Bennett, Pepita (2014) Setting limits to laughter : university teaching and the boundaries of humour. In AARE-NZARE 2014 : Speaking Back through Research, 30 November - 4 December 2014, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. (Unpublished)
Burnett, Bruce & Lampert, Jo (2014) Teacher education for high poverty schools : the National Exceptional Teachers for Disadvantaged Schools program. In AARE-NZARE 2014 : Speaking Back through Research, 30 November - 4 December 2014, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. (Unpublished)
Lampert, Jo, Burnett, Bruce M., Martin, Rebecca, & McCrea, Lisa (2014) Lessons from a face-to-face meeting on embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives : ‘A contract of intimacy’. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 39(1), pp. 82-89.
Tait, Gordon, Lampert, Jo, Bahr, Nan, & Bennett, Pepita (2014) Lecturing and the limits of laughter. In Proceedings of the AARE-NZARE 2014 : Speaking Back through Research, AARE, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
Davis, Bronwyn, Gonick, Marnina, Gottschall, Kristina, & Lampert, Jo (2014) Ruptures in the heterosexual matrix through teenage flows and multiplicities. In Gonick, Marnina & Gannon, Suzanne (Eds.) Becoming a Girl : Collective Biography and the Production of Girlhood. Women's Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 177-195.
Lampert, Jo (2014) Self in the City : Young Adult Fiction about New York City after 9/11. In White, Padraic & O'Sullivan, Keith (Eds.) Children's Literature and New York City. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), New York & London, pp. 111-122.
Lampert, Jo & Burnett, Bruce (2014) Teacher education for high-poverty schools : keeping the bar high. In Gannon, Susanne & Sawer, Wayne (Eds.) Contemporary Issues of Equity in Education. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 115-129.
Burnett, Bruce M., Lampert, Jo, Patton, Wendy A., & Comber, Barbara (2014) Teacher education targeting high-poverty schools : the National Exceptional Teachers for Disadvantaged Schools program. In 2014 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association : The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy, 3 - 7 April 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
Gottschall, Kristina, Gannon, Susanne, Lampert, Jo, & McGraw, Kelli (2013) The Cyndi Lauper affect : bodies, girlhood and popular culture. Girlhood Studies, 6(1), pp. 30-45.
Davis, Bronwyn, Gonick, Marnina, Gottschall, Kristina, & Lampert, Jo (2013) Ruptures in the heterosexual matrix through teenage flows and multiplicities. Girlhood Studies, 6(1), pp. 46-62.
Burnett, Bruce M., Lampert, Jo, & Crilly, Karen (2013) "I can't believe I just said that": Using guided reflections with non-Indigenous pre-service teachers in Australia. The International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 12(1), pp. 161-179.
Current research includes:
ARC Linkage LP140100613 (with QLD Dept of Education and Training): Exceptional teaching for disadvantaged schools: A longitudinal study of graduates at work in low socioeconomic schools
European Commission Marie Skledowska Curie Grant (with Spain, Hungary, US, Brazil, New Zealand): SALEACOM: Overcoming inequalities in schools and learning communities: Innovative education for a new century
Human rights, cultural competency and anti-racism education in Initial Teacher Education (Human Rights Commission/ Australian Council of Deans of Education