Kerryann Walsh

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Kerryann is a Professor in the School of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education. Kerryann served as Co-Director of the $5.3M Australian government-funded Excellence in Research in Early Years Education (EREYE) Collaborative Research Network (CRN) involving QUT, Charles Sturt University, and Monash University (2013-2015). She co-leads the Childhoods in Changing Contexts research group in QUT’s Faculty of Education. Kerryann is a pre-eminent Australian scholar in the interdisciplinary field of child maltreatment prevention and has researched and published in the areas of child protection policy, school-based child sexual abuse prevention programs, professionals’ reporting of child abuse and neglect, and training interventions for mandatory reporters. In recognition of outstanding research quality and productivity Kerryann was awarded a QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence (2015) and a QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship (2010-2012). She has a strong record of effectively translating the results of her academic research into practical change to benefit communities.  Find out more about Kerryann Walsh

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