John Doyle


Dr John Doyle is a honorary research fellow in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe University and a senior researcher and adviser at Brighton Grammar School. His current research focuses on intersections between secondary and tertiary education, the future of work and careers, and the politics of Australian telecommunications reform. John has been a tutor and postdoctoral researcher at La Trobe and coordinated the university’s Victorian Parliamentary Internship program. He previously worked on regulatory policy and strategy in the telecommunications sector and on foreign affairs and defence for the federal government. 


2020. John Doyle, ‘Geoffrey Blainey: Writer, Historian, Controversialist’, Journal of Australian Studies
2020. Scott Doidge and John Doyle, ‘Australian universities in the age of Covid’, Educational Philosophy and Theory
2020. Scott Doidge, John Doyle and Trevor Hogan, ‘The university in the global age: Reconceptualising the humanities and social sciences for the twenty-first century’, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 52/11, 1115-1127.
2020. John Doyle, ‘From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting’, Australian Policy and History, 17 March.
2019. Scott Doidge and John Doyle, ‘A Crisis in the Humanities? Reflections on the Role of the Humanities in the Global University’, Budhi: A Journal of Ideas and Culture, 23/3, 1-37.
2019. John Doyle, ‘A Conversation with Clare Wright’, Australian Policy and History, 12 March.
2019. John Doyle, ‘Judith Brett: The Enigmatic Mr Deakin’, Australian Policy and History, 12 February.
2018. John Doyle, ‘NBN and the Countdown to Telstra’s Structural Separation’, Australian Financial Review, 15 June.
2015. John Doyle, ‘Conceiving of Telecom: The Politics of Australian Telecommunications Reform, 1967-1972’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61/2, 201-216.
2014. John Doyle, ‘The long, covert history of rural telecoms policy’, Inside Story, 8 September.
2014. John Doyle, Turnbull takes on the country telecoms challenge’, The Australian, 25 March.
2013. John Doyle, ‘Disconnecting NBN a big call for Turnbull’, The Australian, 4 October.



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