This page contains a list of key resources related to my interdisciplinary research:

Higher Education Context

Centre for the Study of Higher Education (2011). The Academic Profession in Transition.

Billot, J. (2010). The imagined and the real: Identifying the tensions for academic identity. Higher Education Research & Development, 29 (6), 709 – 721.

Coates, H., Dobson, I., Edwards, D., Friedman, T., Goedegebuure, L. & Meek, L. (2009). The attractiveness of the Australian academic profession: A comparative analysis. Camberwell, Vic: Australian Council Educational Research.

de Boer, H., Enders, J. & Leisyte, L. (2009).The balance between teaching and research in Dutch and English universities in the context of university governance reforms. Higher Education, 55 (5), 619-635.

Peters, M. A., Marginson, S. & Murphy, P. (2009). Creativity and the global knowledge economy. New York: Peter Lang.

Early Career Academics

Foote, K. E. (2010). Creating a community of support for graduate students and             early career academics. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 34 (1), 7-19.

Greene, H. C., O’Connor, K. A., Good, A. J., Ledford, C. C., Peel, B. B. & Zhang, G.            (2008). Building a support system toward tenure: challenges and needs of tenure-track faculty in colleges of education. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 16 (4), 429-447.

Hemmings, B. (forthcoming) Sources of research confidence for early career academics: A qualitative study. Higher Education Research and Development.

Hemmings, B. C. & Kay, R. (2010). Research self-efficacy, publication output, and early career development, International Journal of Educational Management, 24 (7), 562 – 574.

Major, C. H. & Dolly, J. P. (2003). The importance of graduate program experiences to faculty self-efficacy for academic tasks. Journal of Faculty Development, 19 (2), pp. 89-100.

Sutherland, K. & Petersen, L. (2010). The Success and Impact of Early Career Academics in Two New Zealand Tertiary Institutions. Wellington: Ako Aotearoa.

Developmental Networks and Relationships

Baker, V., & Lattuca, L. R. (forthcoming). Developmental networks and learning: toward an interdisciplinary perspective on identity development during doctoral study. Studies in Higher Education.

Baker Sweitzer, V. (2009). Towards a theory of doctoral student professional identity development: a developmental networks approach. Journal of Higher Education, 80(1), 1-33.

Bruce, C. S. & Stoodley, I. D. (2009). Towards a pedagogy of RHD supervision in the technology disciplines.

Chandler, D. E. & Kram, K. E. (2005). Applying an adult development perspective to developmental networks. Career Development International, 10 (6/7), 548-566.

Crocitto, M. M, Sullivan, S. E. & Carraher, S. M. (2005). Global mentoring as a means of career development and knowledge creation: A learning-based framework and agenda for future research. Career Development International, 10 (6/7), 522-535.

de Janasz, S.C., & Sullivan, S.E. (2004). Multiple mentors in academe: developing a professional network. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 64, 263-283.

Edwards, A. (2006). Relational agency: learning to be a resourceful practitioner. International Journal of Educational Research, 43(3), 168-182.

Edwards, A. & D’arcy, C. (2004). Relational agency and disposition in sociocultural accounts of learning to teach. Educational Review, 56 (2), 147-155.

Higgins, M.C. (2006). A contingency perspective on developmental networks. In J. Dutton & B.R. Ragins (Eds.), Exploring positive relationships at work: Building a theoretical and research foundation (pp. 207-224).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Higgins, M.C. & Kram, K.E. (2001). Reconceptualizing mentoring at work: a             developmental network perspective. Academy of Management Review, 26(2), 264-88.

Hopwood, N & Sutherland, K. (2009). Relationships and agency in doctoral and early career academic experience, in The Student Experience, Proceedings of the 32nd HERDSA Annual Conference, Darwin, 6-9 July 2009: pp. 210-218.

Hopwood, N. (2010). Making sense of relationships in doctoral experience. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), 30 April-4 May 2010, Denver. 

Molly, J. C. (2005). Developmental networks: literature review and future research. Career Development International, 10 (6/7), 536-547.

Mullen, E. J. (1994). Framing the mentoring relationship as an information exchange. Human Resource Management Review, 4 (3), 257-281.

Academic Networks

Kenway, J. Epstein, D. & Boden, R. (2005). Building networks. Academic Support Kit Series. London: Sage.

Lam, A. (2007). Knowledge networks and careers: Academic scientists in industry-university links. Journal of Management Studies, 44 (6), pp. 993- 1016.

Information Experience

Borgatti, S. P. & Cross, R. (2003). A relational view of information seeking and learning in social networks. Management Science, 49 (4), pp. 432-445.

Bruce, C. S. (2008). Informed Learning. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries/American Library Association.

Bruce, C. S. (1999) Experiences of Information literacy in the Workplace, International Journal of Information Management, 19 (1), 33-48.

Ferguson, S. (2009). Information literacy and its relationship to knowledge management. Journal of Information Literacy, 3(2), 6-24.

Hepworth, M. & Smith, M. (2008). Workplace information literacy for administrative staff in higher education. Australian Library Journal, 57 (3), 212-236.

Lloyd, A. & Somerville, M. (2006). Working information. Journal of Workplace Learning, 18(3), 186-198.

Nahl, D. & Bilal, D. (2007). Information and emotion: The emerging affective paradigm in information behaviour research. New Jersey: ASIST.

Informal Sphere in Adult Learning 

Lundberg, M. C. (2008). A word-of-mouth approach to informal information sharing among part-time and short-term employed front-line workers in tourism. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 14(1), 23-39.

Lundberg C. & Mossberg, L. (2008). Learning by sharing: waiters’ and bartenders’ experiences of service encounters. Journal of Foodservice, 19(1), 44-52.

Nie, K., Lin, S., Ma, T., Nakamori, Y. (2010). Connecting informal networks to management of tacit knowledge, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, 19(2), 237-253.

Constructivist Grounded Theory

Charmaz, K. (2006). Constructing grounded theory: A practical guide through qualitative analysis. London: Sage.

Mills, J., Bonner, A., & Francis, K. (2006). Adopting a constructivist approach to grounded theory: Implications for research design. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 12(1), 8-13.

General Research Resources for Students

The Thesis Whisperer:

US PhD information database:


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