Dr Arlene Harvey

BA Hons, PhD (Syd)
Senior Lecturer

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7037
Fax +61 2 9351 4865

Biographical details

Arlene completed a PhD in linguistics at the University of Sydney. Her initial training as a linguist has informed her teaching and research across a diverse range of areas such as: academic literacy, educational linguistics, organisational communication, ethics, management and leadership. She has held positions in Linguistics and Management at the University of Sydney, and at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, teaching in Undergraduate, Masters and MBA programs. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Student Learning and Communication Development, and teaches undergraduate, postgraduate (coursework) and HDR students as part of the co-curriculum program at the Learning Centre. She also works with teachers in various faculties and schools across the University of Sydney to embed support for students' development of academic language and learning and provides academic support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students across the university as Coordinator of the Cadigal Academic Enrichment Program and in collaboration with the Mana Yura unit (ITAS tutor training program). In her current research, Arlene is interested in exploring the complexities of embedding communication and cultural competence as graduate qualities in the curriculum and co-curriculum.

Research interests

  • Academic communication
  • Discourse and text analysis
  • Cultural competence
  • Social justice and human rights
  • Critical thinking
  • Critical self-reflection
  • Embedded academic language and learning support

Teaching and supervision

Arlene teaches academic language and learning workshops in the co-curriculum, including in Orientation and Transition programs. She also teaches in the curriculum in Education units of study.

Current projects

  • A critical self-reflection model for supporting university students' academic literacy development
  • Supporting students' development of critical thinking in disciplinary contexts: A cultural competence perspective
  • Developing undergraduate Veterinary Science students’ academic and client-focussed communication capacities

Associations

Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL)
European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW)

Selected grants

2018

  • Recognising culture and developing academic potential in Singapore nursing students.; Bloomfield J, James B, Green J, Ridgway G, Harvey A, Garcia A; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

2017

  • Indigenous Health and Critical Self-Reflection: Looking inwards to achieve culturally safe practice; Gwynn J, Harvey A, Gilroy J, Russell G, Penman M; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

2015

  • An interdisciplinary model and resources for culturally competent service learning in Aboriginal community controlled organisations; Russell G, Harvey A, Sherwood J, Riley L, Maakrun J; Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT)/OLT Grants.

2006

  • TBA; Harvey A, Shields J; University of Sydney/Internal Research Grant - Faculty of Economics & Business.

2005

  • International Centre for Research in Organizational Discourse, Strategy and Change; Harvey A, Ainsworth S, Cutcher L, Brewer A, Grant D, Hall R, Wailes N, Michelson G; University of Sydney/Internal Research Grant - Faculty of Economics & Business.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Stevenson, M., James, B., Harvey, A., Kim, M., Szenes, E. (2018). Reflective writing: A transitional space between theory and practice. In Kristyan Spelman Miller, Marie Stevenson (Eds.), Transitions in Writing, (pp. 264-300). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Harvey, A. (2004). Charismatic business leader rhetoric: From transaction to transformation. In Young, L and Harrison, C (Eds.), Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis: Studies in Social Change, (pp. 247-263). United Kingdom: Continuum.

Journals

  • Harvey, A., Russell, G. (2019). Decolonising the curriculum: using graduate qualities to embed Indigenous knowledges at the academic cultural interface. Teaching in Higher Education, 23, 1-20. [More Information]
  • Harvey, A., Russell, G., Hoving, E. (2016). Modelling interdisciplinary collaboration to build cultural competence and academic literacy. Journal of Academic Language and Learning, 10(1), A101-A117.
  • Shields, J., Harvey, A. (2010). Succumbing to the Burden of Foreignness: A Social Constructionist Analysis of Australian Print Media Representations of Telstra CEO Sol Trujillo. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(2), 288-321. [More Information]
  • Shields, J., Harvey, A. (2010). Succumbing to the burden of foreignness: A social constructionist analysis of Australian print media representations of Telstra CEO, Sol Trujill. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(2), 288-321.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2008). Bridging the implementation gap: a teacher-as-learner approach to teaching and learning policy. Higher Education Research and Development, 27(1), 31-41. [More Information]
  • Harvey, A. (2001). A dramaturgical analysis of charismatic leader discourse. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 14(3), 253-265.
  • Taylor, L., Bonanno, H., Harvey, A., Scouller, K. (2001). Reading is critical. UTS Law Review 3 (Legal Education in Australia: Current Issues and Developments), , 126-140.
  • Harvey, A. (2001). Relational clauses in English technical discourse: patterns of verb choice. Pragmatics, 11(4), 379-400.
  • Harvey, A. (1999). Definitions in English technical discourse: a study in metafunctional dominance and interaction. Functions of Language, 6(1), 53-94.

Conferences

  • Gwynn, J., Harvey, A., Gilroy, J., Penman, M., Russell, G. (2018). Indigenous Health and Critical Self-Reflection: Looking inwards to achieve culturally safe practice. National Centre for Cultural Competence Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Sector: Dilemmas, Policies and Practice, Not applicable: Not Applicable Records.
  • Szenes, E., Harvey, A., James, B., Drury, H. (2017). The role of SFL and genre-based pedagogy in disciplinary literacy instruction: driving curriculum renewal in tertiary disciplines. 44th International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress, Wollongong, NSW Australia: 44th International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress.
  • Harvey, A., Russell, G. (2015). Discipline knowledge, academic literacy and cultural competence: Interdisciplinary collaboration in support of students critical reflective writing. Academic Writing in Multiple Scholarly , Socio-Cultural, Instructional and Disciplinary Contexts: Challenges and Perspectives: 8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching and Academic Writing (AETAW). European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW).
  • Russell, G., Harvey, A. (2015). Exploring the in-between spaces: Where cultural competence meets academic literacy. Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Annual Conference, 2015, Fremantle, WA: Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE).
  • Harvey, A., Russell, G., Hoving, E. (2015). Modelling interdisciplinary collaboration to build cultural competence. 12th Biennial Conference for the Association for Acaademic Language and Learning. Association for Academic Language and Learning.
  • Harvey, A., Russell, G., James, B. (2015). Promoting Indigenous perspectives within curricular and co-curricular contexts: Reflections on the Academic Literacy for Cultural Competence project. Cultural Competence is Everyone's Business: Sydney Teaching Colloquium. Sydney University.
  • Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E., Kim, M., Stevenson, M. (2015). The theoretical shaping of embedded writing instruction. Academic Writing in Multiple Scholarly , Socio-Cultural, Instructional and Disciplinary Contexts: Challenges and Perspectives: 8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching and Academic Writing (AETAW). European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW).
  • Kim, M., Stevenson, M., Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E. (2014). Assessment rubrics and assignment models - student interpretations: curriculum implications. Sydney Teaching Colloquium: Is Our Assessment Up to Standard?.
  • Kim, M., Stevenson, M., Simpson, A., Chan, A., Johnson, R., Pollard, N., Raymond, J., Shirley, D., Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E. (2014). Assessment: Engaging with communication standards. Sydney Teaching Colloquium: Is Our Assessment Up to Standard?.
  • Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E., Kim, M., Stevenson, M. (2014). Embedding at the pointy end of faculty concerns: Curriculum renewal. AALL Symposium, TBA: Queensland University of Technology.
  • Stevenson, M., James, B., Kim, M., Szenes, E., Harvey, A. (2014). Moving between practice, theory and reflection: First year education students becoming reflective practitioners. SIG Conference on Writing Research, TBA: SIG.
  • Harvey, A., Shields, J. (2007). "Bringing US "Tall Poppies" Down-Under: A Discourse Analytic Study of Australian Telco CEO and US "Import", Sol Trujillo". 23rd EGOS Colloquium.
  • Harvey, A., Shields, J. (2007). Bringing US "Tall Poppies" Down-Under: A Discourse Analytic Study of Australian Telco CEO and US "Import", Sol Trujillo. 17th EGOS Colloquium, The Odyssey of Bureaucracy Stream, Lyon, France: 17th EGOS Colloquium.
  • Harvey, A. (2007). Truth, myth-making and attribution: An intertextual analysis of leaders' personal event narratives. 5th International Critical Management Studies Conference CMS 2007, New Zealand: Informit e-Library, RMIT Publishing.
  • Ardington, A., Harvey, A. (2006). Learning through collaboration: Exploring the dynamics of student project meetings. 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, United States: University Press.
  • Preda, P., Harvey, A., English, L., Quinlan, G. (2005). 'Relating accounting to the real world: Enhancing student learning using business simulation technology'. Centre to Advance Learning in Economics and Business (CALEB) Seminar Series,.
  • Harvey, A. (2005). Autobiography as rhetoric: A tale of three leaders. Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2005, Glassboro, NJ, USA: Academy of Management.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2005). Constructive alignment and coherence in accounting curriculum documents: Graduate attributes, learning goals & assessments. International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning, Australia: International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning.
  • Preda, P., Harvey, A., English, L., Quinlan, G. (2005). Enhancing Student Learning of Accounting Using Business Simulation Technology. 28th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Australia: 28th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2005). Implementing university teaching and learning policies : a view from the coal face. 2005 Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (Herdsa), Milperra, NSW: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.
  • Harvey, A. (2005). Micro-level analysis of narrative discourse. ICRODSC International Workshop on Organizational Discourse Methods,, not known.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2005). Policy in Practice: Managing Teaching and Learning Changes in Higher Education. The 12th International Conference on Learning. Not Stated.
  • Preda, P., Harvey, A., English, L. (2005). Relating accounting to the real world: enhancing student learning using business simulation technology. The 12th International Conference on Learning. Not Stated.
  • Preda, P., English, L., Harvey, A., Quinlan, G. (2005). Relating Accounting to the Real World: Enhancing Student Learning Using Business Simulation Technology' (non Dest conference presentation). International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning, Australia: International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning.
  • Harvey, A. (2005). Using the face-to-face meeting genre to develop and assess soft skills in culturally diverse student teams. 1st International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence - Implications for Business, Education and Politics.
  • Harvey, A. (2004). Lost in transition: Graduate attributes in unit of study outlines. Accounting and Business Law Research Seminar Series.
  • Harvey, A. (2004). The paradox of charismatic rhetoric. Work and Organisational Studies Research Seminar Series.
  • Harvey, A. (2003). Charisma and paradox. European Group for Organizational Studies Conference.
  • Harvey, A. (2001). Charismatic leader discourse in the IT industry. Academy of Management 2001 Annual Meeting, USA: Academy of Management.
  • Harvey, A. (2001). Markets and methods: The challenge of transdisciplinary research. 28th International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress.
  • Harvey, A., Zeng, L. (1995). Patterns of definitions: towards tracking items in technical documents. PACLING-11. PACLING-11.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Harvey, A. (2006). What I am working on. The Australian Financial Review (BOSS Magazine).

2019

  • Harvey, A., Russell, G. (2019). Decolonising the curriculum: using graduate qualities to embed Indigenous knowledges at the academic cultural interface. Teaching in Higher Education, 23, 1-20. [More Information]

2018

  • Gwynn, J., Harvey, A., Gilroy, J., Penman, M., Russell, G. (2018). Indigenous Health and Critical Self-Reflection: Looking inwards to achieve culturally safe practice. National Centre for Cultural Competence Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Sector: Dilemmas, Policies and Practice, Not applicable: Not Applicable Records.
  • Stevenson, M., James, B., Harvey, A., Kim, M., Szenes, E. (2018). Reflective writing: A transitional space between theory and practice. In Kristyan Spelman Miller, Marie Stevenson (Eds.), Transitions in Writing, (pp. 264-300). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]

2017

  • Szenes, E., Harvey, A., James, B., Drury, H. (2017). The role of SFL and genre-based pedagogy in disciplinary literacy instruction: driving curriculum renewal in tertiary disciplines. 44th International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress, Wollongong, NSW Australia: 44th International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress.

2016

  • Harvey, A., Russell, G., Hoving, E. (2016). Modelling interdisciplinary collaboration to build cultural competence and academic literacy. Journal of Academic Language and Learning, 10(1), A101-A117.

2015

  • Harvey, A., Russell, G. (2015). Discipline knowledge, academic literacy and cultural competence: Interdisciplinary collaboration in support of students critical reflective writing. Academic Writing in Multiple Scholarly , Socio-Cultural, Instructional and Disciplinary Contexts: Challenges and Perspectives: 8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching and Academic Writing (AETAW). European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW).
  • Russell, G., Harvey, A. (2015). Exploring the in-between spaces: Where cultural competence meets academic literacy. Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Annual Conference, 2015, Fremantle, WA: Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE).
  • Harvey, A., Russell, G., Hoving, E. (2015). Modelling interdisciplinary collaboration to build cultural competence. 12th Biennial Conference for the Association for Acaademic Language and Learning. Association for Academic Language and Learning.
  • Harvey, A., Russell, G., James, B. (2015). Promoting Indigenous perspectives within curricular and co-curricular contexts: Reflections on the Academic Literacy for Cultural Competence project. Cultural Competence is Everyone's Business: Sydney Teaching Colloquium. Sydney University.
  • Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E., Kim, M., Stevenson, M. (2015). The theoretical shaping of embedded writing instruction. Academic Writing in Multiple Scholarly , Socio-Cultural, Instructional and Disciplinary Contexts: Challenges and Perspectives: 8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching and Academic Writing (AETAW). European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW).

2014

  • Kim, M., Stevenson, M., Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E. (2014). Assessment rubrics and assignment models - student interpretations: curriculum implications. Sydney Teaching Colloquium: Is Our Assessment Up to Standard?.
  • Kim, M., Stevenson, M., Simpson, A., Chan, A., Johnson, R., Pollard, N., Raymond, J., Shirley, D., Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E. (2014). Assessment: Engaging with communication standards. Sydney Teaching Colloquium: Is Our Assessment Up to Standard?.
  • Harvey, A., James, B., Szenes, E., Kim, M., Stevenson, M. (2014). Embedding at the pointy end of faculty concerns: Curriculum renewal. AALL Symposium, TBA: Queensland University of Technology.
  • Stevenson, M., James, B., Kim, M., Szenes, E., Harvey, A. (2014). Moving between practice, theory and reflection: First year education students becoming reflective practitioners. SIG Conference on Writing Research, TBA: SIG.

2010

  • Shields, J., Harvey, A. (2010). Succumbing to the Burden of Foreignness: A Social Constructionist Analysis of Australian Print Media Representations of Telstra CEO Sol Trujillo. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(2), 288-321. [More Information]
  • Shields, J., Harvey, A. (2010). Succumbing to the burden of foreignness: A social constructionist analysis of Australian print media representations of Telstra CEO, Sol Trujill. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(2), 288-321.

2008

  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2008). Bridging the implementation gap: a teacher-as-learner approach to teaching and learning policy. Higher Education Research and Development, 27(1), 31-41. [More Information]

2007

  • Harvey, A., Shields, J. (2007). "Bringing US "Tall Poppies" Down-Under: A Discourse Analytic Study of Australian Telco CEO and US "Import", Sol Trujillo". 23rd EGOS Colloquium.
  • Harvey, A., Shields, J. (2007). Bringing US "Tall Poppies" Down-Under: A Discourse Analytic Study of Australian Telco CEO and US "Import", Sol Trujillo. 17th EGOS Colloquium, The Odyssey of Bureaucracy Stream, Lyon, France: 17th EGOS Colloquium.
  • Harvey, A. (2007). Truth, myth-making and attribution: An intertextual analysis of leaders' personal event narratives. 5th International Critical Management Studies Conference CMS 2007, New Zealand: Informit e-Library, RMIT Publishing.

2006

  • Ardington, A., Harvey, A. (2006). Learning through collaboration: Exploring the dynamics of student project meetings. 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, United States: University Press.
  • Harvey, A. (2006). What I am working on. The Australian Financial Review (BOSS Magazine).

2005

  • Preda, P., Harvey, A., English, L., Quinlan, G. (2005). 'Relating accounting to the real world: Enhancing student learning using business simulation technology'. Centre to Advance Learning in Economics and Business (CALEB) Seminar Series,.
  • Harvey, A. (2005). Autobiography as rhetoric: A tale of three leaders. Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2005, Glassboro, NJ, USA: Academy of Management.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2005). Constructive alignment and coherence in accounting curriculum documents: Graduate attributes, learning goals & assessments. International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning, Australia: International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning.
  • Preda, P., Harvey, A., English, L., Quinlan, G. (2005). Enhancing Student Learning of Accounting Using Business Simulation Technology. 28th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Australia: 28th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2005). Implementing university teaching and learning policies : a view from the coal face. 2005 Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (Herdsa), Milperra, NSW: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.
  • Harvey, A. (2005). Micro-level analysis of narrative discourse. ICRODSC International Workshop on Organizational Discourse Methods,, not known.
  • Harvey, A., Kamvounias, P. (2005). Policy in Practice: Managing Teaching and Learning Changes in Higher Education. The 12th International Conference on Learning. Not Stated.
  • Preda, P., Harvey, A., English, L. (2005). Relating accounting to the real world: enhancing student learning using business simulation technology. The 12th International Conference on Learning. Not Stated.
  • Preda, P., English, L., Harvey, A., Quinlan, G. (2005). Relating Accounting to the Real World: Enhancing Student Learning Using Business Simulation Technology' (non Dest conference presentation). International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning, Australia: International Conference on Innovations in Accounting Teaching and Learning.
  • Harvey, A. (2005). Using the face-to-face meeting genre to develop and assess soft skills in culturally diverse student teams. 1st International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence - Implications for Business, Education and Politics.

2004

  • Harvey, A. (2004). Charismatic business leader rhetoric: From transaction to transformation. In Young, L and Harrison, C (Eds.), Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis: Studies in Social Change, (pp. 247-263). United Kingdom: Continuum.
  • Harvey, A. (2004). Lost in transition: Graduate attributes in unit of study outlines. Accounting and Business Law Research Seminar Series.
  • Harvey, A. (2004). The paradox of charismatic rhetoric. Work and Organisational Studies Research Seminar Series.

2003

  • Harvey, A. (2003). Charisma and paradox. European Group for Organizational Studies Conference.

2001

  • Harvey, A. (2001). A dramaturgical analysis of charismatic leader discourse. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 14(3), 253-265.
  • Harvey, A. (2001). Charismatic leader discourse in the IT industry. Academy of Management 2001 Annual Meeting, USA: Academy of Management.
  • Harvey, A. (2001). Markets and methods: The challenge of transdisciplinary research. 28th International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress.
  • Taylor, L., Bonanno, H., Harvey, A., Scouller, K. (2001). Reading is critical. UTS Law Review 3 (Legal Education in Australia: Current Issues and Developments), , 126-140.
  • Harvey, A. (2001). Relational clauses in English technical discourse: patterns of verb choice. Pragmatics, 11(4), 379-400.

1999

  • Harvey, A. (1999). Definitions in English technical discourse: a study in metafunctional dominance and interaction. Functions of Language, 6(1), 53-94.

1995

  • Harvey, A., Zeng, L. (1995). Patterns of definitions: towards tracking items in technical documents. PACLING-11. PACLING-11.

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