PhD (International and Comparative Education)
BA (Mathematics & Secondary Education)
Rose Amazan is a Lecturer in the School of Education at UNSW, Sydney. She has extensive experience working with low SES communities in Australia and internationally. Rose's expertise resides in two strands of research: Social justice in education/pathways to educational equity and international education and development policy with an emphasis on gender. Rose’s research, teaching, and service activities are motivated by her commitment to community development and creating equitable and safe environments for marginalised and disadvantaged communities.
Research Fellowship Recipient (2018), ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship, the University of Melbourne run by Professor Joy Damousi
Travel award (2018) from the Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN). Perth, Australia. Australia Africa Teamwork – priority research/education areas for impact. PAPER: Knowledge, Networks and Nations. Australia-Africa collaboration in the Era of Network Science.
Travel award (2016) from the Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN). Cape Town, South Africa
Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) Early Career Researcher Award ($500) (2014) for promoting strategic engagement and partnership between government, academia and business
Postgraduate Research Travel Award (2007). Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES).
Teacher of the Year Award (2005) from the United States Agency for International Development – International Foundation for Self Help – Teach for Africa.
Women in Leadership Excellence in Teaching Award-Nominated (Semester 2, 2011). Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.
Women in Leadership Scholarship Award (2000) from the State University of New York at Potsdam
2021 - Lowitja Institute Project Grants ($198,975)
2020 - Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation ($240,000)
2020 - NSW Department of Education Strategic Research Fund ($584,000)
2019 - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Education, UNSW Seed Grant ($5,000)
2019 - Literacy for Life Foundation ($30,000)