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Find out more about ANZSOG's Future public sector leaders' series, featuring Dr Zina O'Leary
Dr Zina O’Leary was awarded her PhD as a US National Science Foundation Fellow and is currently an adjunct senior lecturer at UNSW and an ANZSOG Senior Fellow. Previously, she was the coordinator of the Workplace Integrated Learning program at the University of Sydney Business School, where she strived to help workplace-based students maximize the impact of their communication and conduct impactful applied research. Most recently, Zina was appointed as Adjunct Professor to the Joseph R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy, University of Delaware.
Zina also has an extensive history as a consultant to the World Health Organization, contributing to many projects on community engagement and community consultation across the Asia Pacific Region. She is the author of several books for Sage Publications including Workplace Research, Researching Real World Problems, The Essential Guide to Doing your Research Project and The Social Science Jargon Buster.
Prior to her engagement by the UNSW and ANZSOG, Dr O’Leary’s teaching experience included courses on research methods, evaluation and professional development at the University of Sydney Business School (2013-2017), University of Sydney Graduate School of government (2011-2017), University of Western Sydney (1995-2010), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (1998-2008) and the International Medical University at Kuala Lumpur (2007-2010).
Dr O'Leary teaches in the following ANZSOG courses: