Dr Gavin Mount, Academic Mentor, UNSW Canberra

Gavin MountDr Gavin Mount (BA Unimelb, MA, PhD ANU) is a lecturer at UNSW Canberra. His primary research is on the global politics of ethnic conflict. He also teaches in the fields of global security, great power politics and conflict transformation.

In 2010, Gavin was awarded a Rector's Commendation for Excellence in Classroom Teaching. He has presented education related research on the subjects of online engagement and the use of simulations and gaming at University, National and International Conferences.

Email [email protected] to enquire if Gavin is available to mentor you.

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Mentoring for

Learning and Teaching

  • student learning 
  • learning and teaching curriculum design 
  • assessment and feedback 
  • feedback on course structure for teaching units 
  • convening a course 
  • integrating technologies into learning and teaching 
  • general teaching methods
  • subject areas: Humanities and Social Sciences and International Relations

Awards and Grants

  • development of an application for a faculty learning and teaching award 


  • development of an application for a research grant 
  • feedback on a conference paper 
  • conducting interviews and focus groups 

Career and Professional

  • supporting critical reflection through listening and asking questions 

Conditions of mentoring facilitation

  • one-on-one mentoring
  • 1-2 mentees at any stage

Preference of academic level of potential mentees

  • Lecturer A 
  • Lecturer B


Willing to mentor within own discipline only - Humanities and Social Sciences and International Relations