Dr Catherine Mann

Honorary Fellow

Melbourne CSHE

Catherine teaches student engagement and development in international higher education.

Dr Catherine Mann is an academic researcher and senior manager at The University of Melbourne. She teaches student engagement and development in international higher education, and leads a team who works with students to build their responsibility, capability and employability through curricular and co-curricular connections. Since 2013 she has been an Honorary Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education. In 2010, she was invited to join the International Taskforce on Academic Advising for NACADA: The global community for academic advising, at the University of Kansas. In 2015, she was Chair of the second NACADA international conference, Partnering for Student Success, with over 320 faculty, staff and students from 17 different countries.

Catherine is an Associate Investigator with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. Her interdisciplinary research project focuses on the relationship between emotions and their expression in sixteenth-century correspondence; contemporary gendered epistolary exchange and emotional economies; and the modern identification, reception and creation of correspondence as emotional portal to the past.

Selected publications and presentations

Mann, C., Sullivan-Vance, K., Wijngaard, O., Robinson, P. (2015) “International advising and higher education practices” NACADA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, USA.

Mann, C. (2015). “Creating Positive Partnerships for Student Success: Student Connect and the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology” NACADA International Conference, The University of Melbourne.

Mann, C. and Robinson, N. (2014). “Advising in Space: Providing Student Support in an Online World” NACADA Annual Conference, Minneapolis, USA.

Mann, C. and Persaud, D. (2013) “Building Bridges: Connecting Student Development and Wellbeing,” ANZSSA, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Mann, C. (2013) “Cultural change and student advising: a whole-of-institution approach to student success,” Enhancing Student Success: a global perspective, University College, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Mann, C. (2010) “A Student Advice Program and Advisor Network”, Voice of Experience, Comprehensive Advisor Training and Development: Practices that Deliver, 2 nd edn., Eds. Julie Givans Voller, Marsha A. Miller, and Susan L. Neste, NACADA, 105 – 108.

Mann, C. (2009) “Advising @ Melbourne: supporting staff, supporting students”, Journal of Widening Participation, 11:3, 20 – 27.

Mann, Catherine, “‘Whether your Ladiship will or ne’: Displeasure, Duty and Devotion in The Lisle Letters”, The Emotional Household, 1300-1800, ed. Susan Broomhall, New York: Palgrave (2008), pp.  119 – 134.

Mann, Catherine, “Clothing Bodies, Dressing Rooms: Fashioning Fecundity in The Lisle Letters”, Parergon 22:1 (2005): 137-158.