Professor Hernan Cuervo

Hernan Cuervo is a Professor in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, and Director of the Youth Research Collective at the University of Melbourne. He is a Chief Investigator on the Life Patterns research program.

His research interests focus on sociology of youth, specifically in relation to youth transitions; rural young people, focusing on the tension between aspirations and belonging; and theory of justice, applied to rural educational issues.

Hernán coordinates and lectures subjects in the Master of Education, Graduate Certificate of Education Research, Master of Teaching, and Breadth (undergraduate) level. He was previously coordinator of the degree ‘Graduate Certificate of Education Research’ and the Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, at the MGSE; and convenor of the Rural Education SIG at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE). He is an advisory policy member for the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) and the Red de Comunidades Rurales (Argentina); an editorial board member of the Journal for Research in Rural Education (USA) and the Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Niñez y Juventud (Colombia); and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Youth Studies (Springer).

Hernán has just published a new monograph, 'Thinking about Belonging in Youth Studies' with Professor Anita Harris (Deakin) and Professor Johanna Wyn (University of Melbourne)(.

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Professor Hernan Cuervo

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