Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) – University of Queensland, Australia, 1992
Diploma of Ministry – Australian College of Theology, Sydney, Australia, 2005
Certificate IV Assessment and Training – Australia, 1997
Research methodology, Ethics, refugee and displacement, poverty and health, religions and social change, library science
Teaching Roles and Responsibilities:
BA and MA in Social Science (International Program)
Religions and social change
Poverty and Health
Karen refugee resettlement
Migrant education in Thailand
Worland, Shirley, (2019). ‘Literacy: a Sustainable justice tool for refugee emancipation’. In Masoud Kamali & Jessica H. Jonsson (eds.). Critical and Radical Social Work journal, Revolutionary Social Work: Promoting sustainable justice", Policy press, Volume 7, number 3, November 2019, pp.447- 454.
Worland, Shirley, (2017). Book Review – Learning, Migration and International Relations: The Karen and the Gift of Education, Pia Joliffe. Journal of Contemporary Asia. Volume 47, Issue 3, pp. 491-493. DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1297477.