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Sarah Carr 2021 imageBA (Joint Hons) (Trent U, Canada), MA(Res) (University of Durham, UK), PhD (University of Otago)

DBA Programme Director

Contact details

Room OBS 4.07a
Tel +64 3 479 8573
Email sarah.carr@otago.ac.nz

Background

Dr Sarah Carr helped to establish the Otago DBA programme in 2015 and has been DBA Programme Director since 2019. Her background is in international education and higher education management, having previously worked at universities in the UK and Australia. She teaches research methods on the DBA programme and provides supervision to DBA students on a range of topics.

Research interest

  • Effective doctoral supervision
  • Supporting learning success for non-traditional students
  • transnational/cross-cultural teaching and learning
  • Educational transitions

Teaching responsibilities

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Publications

Beatson, N., & Carr, S. (2018, June). Student engagement research: What next? Verbal presentation at the SERGE Symposium 2018, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Walton, S., & Carr, S. (2018, June). The second year slump. Verbal presentation at the SERGE Symposium 2018, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Beatson, N., & Carr, S. (2017). The barriers to using tools and techniques for transformational teaching. Proceedings of the Talking Teaching Conference. Retrieved from https://akoacademy.ac.nz/programme

Copeland, S., Beatson, N., & Carr, S. (2017, November). Low response, no response: The unintended retreat from academic citizenship. Verbal presentation at the Accounting Educators’ Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Carr, S. (2017, November). Clarifying expectations: Chinese and New Zealand DBA students’ understanding of the role of thesis supervisors. Verbal presentation at the Education, Migration and Translation Research Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Chapter in Book - Research

Carr, N., & Carr, S. (2009). Selling tantalisation and titillation: A history of camouflage. In A. Moore & C. Zuccarini (Eds.), Persons and sexuality. (pp. 17-29). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary.

Carr, S. (2009). Vikings. In R. P. Carlisle (Ed.), Encyclopedia of play in today's society: Vol. 2. (pp. 773-774). Sage.

Carr, S. (2008). Vikings. In M. Lück (Ed.), The encyclopedia of tourism and recreation in marine environments. (pp. 503). Oxfordshire, UK: Cabi.

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Journal - Research Article

Carr, S. (2016). Public silence and police surveillance: Conflicting attitudes to bestiality in colonial Otago. Journal of the History of Sexuality, 25(3), 420-436. doi: 10.7560/JHS25302

Carr, S. (2016). Regulating sexuality in early Otago, 1848-1867. New Zealand Journal of History, 50(1), 30-46.

Carr, S., Hamilton, E., & Meade, P. (2005). Is it possible? Investigating the influence of external quality audit on university performance. Quality in Higher Education, 11(3), 195-211. doi: 10.1080/13538320500329665

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Journal - Research Other

Carr, S. (2016). [Review of the book Travel, tourism and art]. Annals of Leisure Research, 19(2), 258-259. doi: 10.1080/11745398.2015.1075411

Carr, S. (2016). [Review of the book Gothic tourism]. Annals of Tourism Research, 58, 171-172. doi: 10.1016/j.annals.2016.02.007

Carr, S. (2015). [Review of the book Rough on women: Abortion in nineteenth-century New Zealand]. New Zealand Journal of History, 49(1), 161-163. [Book Review].

Sopoaga, F., Leon de la Barra, S., Van der Meer, J., Samalia, L., Carr, S., Delaibatiki, R., & Kirifi-Alai, T. N. (2011). Developing a health workforce from an underserved population in New Zealand [Letter to the editor]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(5), 494-495. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00766.x

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Carr, S., & Jennings, J. M. (2009). External and internal quality assurance: Towards a model for integration. Proceedings of the Australian Universities Quality Forum (AUQF): Internal & External Quality Assurance: Tensions & Synergies. (pp. 63-68). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Universities Quality Agency. [Full Paper]

Butson, R., Carr, S., & Bosselman, G. (2006). Engagement as a more helpful measure of student learning. In J. M. Jennings & T. Angelo (Eds.), Proceedings of the Student Engagement Symposium. (pp. 26-28). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Universities Academic Audit Unit. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Beatson, N., & Carr, S. (2017). The barriers to using tools and techniques for transformational teaching. Proceedings of the Talking Teaching Conference. Retrieved from https://akoacademy.ac.nz/programme

Walton, S., & Carr, S. (2016). Facilitating engagement for deep learning: The role of authenticity and relevance in sustainability education. Proceedings of the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures. Retrieved from http://anzam2016.com/

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Beatson, N., & Carr, S. (2018, June). Student engagement research: What next? Verbal presentation at the SERGE Symposium 2018, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Walton, S., & Carr, S. (2018, June). The second year slump. Verbal presentation at the SERGE Symposium 2018, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Copeland, S., Beatson, N., & Carr, S. (2017, November). Low response, no response: The unintended retreat from academic citizenship. Verbal presentation at the Accounting Educators’ Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Carr, S. (2017, November). Clarifying expectations: Chinese and New Zealand DBA students’ understanding of the role of thesis supervisors. Verbal presentation at the Education, Migration and Translation Research Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Carr, S. (2016, February). Finding Mary: Shedding light on the life of a fallen woman. Verbal presentation at the Making Women Visible Conference: A Conference in Honour of Barbara Brookes, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Carr, S. (2015, July). Regulating sexuality in early Otago. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Sexual Histories Workshop: New Perspectives, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Carr, S. (2014). Preserving decency: The regulation of sexual behaviour in early Otago 1848-1867 (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/4951

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Awarded Masters Degree

Carr, S. A. (2001). Conquest or colonisation: The Scandinavians in Ryedale from the ninth to eleventh centuries (MA). Durham University, Durham, UK.

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