Position:
 
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
 
Contact Details:
 
Email: h.farley@uq.edu.au
 
Qualifications:
 
MEd (ICT), Macquarie University
PhD, University of Queensland
Grad. Cert. Ed. (Higher Education), University of Queensland
MA (Religious Studies), University of Queensland
B. Vet. Sc, University of Queensland

Research Interests:
  • History of Western Esotericism
  • The history and practice of divinitation
  • Secret Societies and New Religious Movements (NRMs)
  • Alternative expressions of mainstream religions
  • Paganism and Neo-Paganism
  • Religion and the psychotherapies
  • The student lifecycle
  • The online learning environment (particularly Second life)
  • Distance learning
  • Online assessment
  • The first-year learning experience
  • Curriculum design
  • Action learning
  • Postgraduate supervision
 
Other Service and Awards:
  • Dr Farley is on the editorial board of Crossroads: an Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of history, philosophy, religion and classics.
  • Dr Farley founded the journal Khthonios: A Journal for the Study of Religion.
 
Member of:
  • Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR, President).
  • Australian Association for the Study of Religion (ASSR).
  • American Academy of Religion (AAR).
  • Association for the Study of Esotericism (ASE).
  • European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE).
  • Association for Research into Mothering (ARM).
  • Australian Association for Research into Mothering (ARMA, Treasurer).
  • Association for Tarot Studies (ATS).
  • Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research.
  • Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia (HERDSA).
  • Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).

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