Dr. Andrew Kelly

Lecturer, Common Units

Andrew joined Charles Darwin University in mid-2017 and currently teaches Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability (CUC100) and Cultural Intelligence and Capabilities (CUC107). Previously, he worked at Western Sydney University and academic support programs in private higher education institutions. He also held research positions at Georgetown University and the Museum of Australian Democracy. While originally specialising in history and international relations, Andrew’s current research interests focus on academic literacy and teaching English as a second language.

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Graduate Certificate in Education (TESOL), Queensland University of Technology, 2017

Certificate IV in TESOL, TESOL Australia, 2016

Doctor of Philosophy in History, Western Sydney University, 2016

Bachelor of Arts (Honours 1) in Asian Studies/History, Western Sydney University, 2013

Areas of teaching expertise

Academic Literacy, EAP, ESL, Cultural Studies, History, International Relations, Political Science


“Discordant Allies: Trans-Tasman Relations in the Aftermath of the ANZUS Treaty, 1951-1955”, Journal of Australian Studies 11, no. 1 (2017): 81-95.

Review of Global Perspectives on Higher Education, by Philip Altbach (John Hopkins University Press, 2016), in Education Review, 24 (2017).

“Engaging International Students with Academic Literacy Programs: A Case Study in an Australian Private Institution,” International Tertiary Education, Language and Innovation Conference, Universiti Putra Malaysia, August 2016.

“US Department of State” and “Australia,” with Peter Mauch, in The Sage Encyclopaedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, Paul Joseph ed. (SAGE Reference, 2016).

“Restoring Democracy: Australian Responses to Military Coups in Fiji,” Journal of International Studies 11, no. 1 (2015): 1-13

“Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (Soong Meiling),” in Chinese Americans: The History and Culture of a People, Jonathan Lee ed. (ABC-CLIO, 2015).

“The Australian-American Alliance, Recognition of China and the 1954-55 Quemoy- Matsu Crisis,” Journal of Northeast Asian History 11, no. 2 (2014): 71-107.

“Looking Back on Look East: India’s Post-Cold War Shift towards Asia,” Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations 15, no. 2 (2014): 81-93.

“The United States and Discord in Trans-Tasman Relations, 1951-1956,” International Australian Studies Association/Centre for Colonialism and its Aftermath, University of Tasmania, December 2014.

“The United States, Iraq and the ISIS Threat: Challenges and Policy Options,” Flinders Journal of History and Politics 30, no. 1 (2014): 35-42.

“Straight Decisions: American-Australian Differences during the 1954-55 Taiwan Strait Crisis,” Australia and New Zealand Studies Association of North America, University of Texas at Austin, February 2014.

“The Sino-Japanese War and the Anglo-American Response,” Australasian Journal of American Studies 32, no. 2 (2013): 27-43.

“The Recognition Question: The Eisenhower Administration and China,” Interventions and Intersections Humanities Conference, Western Sydney University, June 2013.


T: 08 8946 7242
E: andrew.kelly@cdu.edu.au

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School of Academic Language and Learning
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Charles Darwin University
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