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Brian Wattchow

Brian Wattchow is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director of Sport and Outdoor Recreation (SOR) in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. He is a foundation member of the Movement, Environment and Community (MEC) research group at Monash. Brian has published more than 30 articles in academic journals, scholarly books and in the public domain, most often centring on his interests in outdoor pedagogy, sense of place and land identity. He co-authored Group Management in the Wilderness (University of Calgary, 1989) with Bill March and has recently published his first collection of poetry titled The Song of the Wounded River (Ginninderra Press, 2010).

Away from work Brian is an avid golfer and reader, and enjoys camping, travelling and ‘toiling’ under the hot Australian sun on the small Gippsland farmlet where he lives with his family.


Publications View All

  • A Pedagogy of Place

    Brian Wattchow and Mike Brown

Events

Carla Wilshire in conversation with Nyadol Nyuon (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

To acknowledge International Women’s Day we are pleased to host a discussion between the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group, Carla Wilshire and Australian lawyer and human rights advocate,...

Book Launch – My Father’s Shadow (Melbourne)

Bendigo Library Performance Space, 259 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Monash University Publishing and Bendigo Library are delighted to invite you to an author event for: My Father’s Shadow, A Memoir A conversation with Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo and Suzanne Donisthorpe....

Ronli Sifris in conversation with Mary Crooks (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia

Together with the Victorian Women’s Trust we are delighted to offer you an International Women’s Day discussion between Ronli Sifris, Associate Professor in Monash University's Faculty of Law in conversation...

Manly Writers Festival

See our authors at the inaugural Manly Writers’ Festival in March!

Book Launch – For Social Betterment (Melbourne)

Woodward Centre, The University of Melbourne Melbourne Law School, Carlton, Victoria, Australia

The Department of Social Work, University of Melbourne and Monash University Publishing are delighted to launch: For Social Betterment, Social Work Education in Australia By Jane Miller Lou Harms will...