BA, Southern Methodist University,
Dallas, USA (1989)
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University,
PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University,
USA (2001). Principal fields: Comparative Education and History; Donor aid to
education in the Pacific region
Project Director/English Literacy
Teacher, Oshikuku, Namibia, (1993-1994)
Visiting Researcher, Institute of Education,
University of the South Pacific, Fiji (2000)
Visiting Scholar, School of Social, Policy
and Curriculum Studies, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of
Research Analyst, Academy for Educational
Development, New York, USA (2000-2001)
Research Associate, Centre for Cultural
Research, University of Western Sydney (2003-2005)
Lecturer, Faculty of Education and Social
Work, University of Sydney (2005-2006)
Senior Research Associate, Faculty of
Education and Social Work, University of Sydney (2007 to present)
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
Member of Australia New Zealand
Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES)
Member of Comparative and International
Education Society (CIES)
Member of Australian Association for Research
in Education (AARE)
External Reviewer for: Youth Studies Australia
(National Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, Tasmania); ANZCIES; AARE
Founding Member and Editor of Current Issues
in Comparative Education (CICE), Teachers College, Columbia University
Cassity, E. A. & Ang, I. (2004). The attraction of strangers:
Partnerships in humanities research. Canberra: Australian Academy of the
Cassity, E.A. (2005). Going for Global: Youth
transition in the South Pacific. In N.F. Bagnall (Ed.), Youth transition in a globalised
marketplace. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Cassity, E.A. & Gow, G. (2005). Making up
for lost time: The experiences of Southern Sudanese young refugees in high
schools. Youth Studies
Australia, 24(3), 51-55.
Cassity, E.A. & Gow, G. (2006). Making up for lost time.
Young African refugees in Western Sydney high schools. Sydney: University
of Western Sydney.
Cassity, E.A. & Ang, I. (2006).
Humanities-Industry partnerships and the 'knowledge society': The Australian
experience.Minerva, 44(1), 47-63.
Kirk, J. & Cassity, E.A. (2007). Minimum
standards for quality education for refugee youth. Youth Studies Australia , 26(1), 50-56.
Cassity, E.A. (2007). Voices shaping
education: Young African refugees in Western Sydney high schools. International Education Journal:
Comparative Perspectives, 1(1).
Cassity, E.A. (In Press). Cast the net a
little wider: Australian aid in the South Pacific. International Journal of
Contributed By: Elizabeth Cassity