A/Professor Edgar EA Burns

Edgar Burns

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Chair of Integrated Catchment

Qualifications: BA, MA, MBA, PhD

About Edgar

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Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Available for masters and PhD supervision. I have many research topics for Honours, Masters and PhD students. Range from some  based in Hawke's Bay, NZ to international.

Sociology, Geography, Environment, Regional and related fields

Enquiry welcomed about current projects

Research Interests

Environmental Sociology

Communities and organisations

Professions studies

Teaching theory and practice

Recent Publications

  • Rajčan, A., & Burns, E. A. (2022). Research productivity during PhD enrolment for New Zealand sociology 2010–19: latest decade output patterns by gender and university. Kōtuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 1-19. doi:10.1080/1177083x.2022.2055480

  • Burns, E. A. (2022). Adult educational ‘lateness’ norms: hysteresis in mid-career retraining in law. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education. doi:10.1177/14779714211056962

  • Burns, E. A., Andrews, J., & James, C. (2022). Bourdieu might understand: Indigenous ‎Habitus Clivé in The Australian Academy. British Journal of Educational Studies, 1-19. doi:10.1080/00071005.2022.2033691

  • Burns, E. A. (2021). Climate sadness: The fragile beauty of Tonlé Sap. Qualitative Inquiry, 107780042110658. doi:10.1177/10778004211065804

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Education Research; Environment; Inclusive Learning; Professional Learning; Sociology; Sociology and Education

Sociology of professions
Social ecology
Antipodean theory
Tertiary teaching and mentoring