Dr Lee-Anne Bye - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Accessibility links

Staff profile

Dr Lee-Anne Bye

PhD Sunshine Coast, BA(Hons) Sunshine Coast

JP (Qual)

  • Lecturer, Communication
+61 7 5456 5903
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Dr Lee-Anne Bye

Dr Lee-anne Bye is a lecturer in Communication. Lee-anne is passionate about teaching and contributing to student achievement, particularly at first-year. She is interested in developing student social capital, both within the classroom and within the wider institution. 


  • AAUT (Australian Awards for University Teaching) Citation Award, 2017. These awards are granted by the Commonwealth Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) to recognise quality teaching practices and outstanding contributions to student learning. Awarded to Lee-anne as part of the COR109 team in recognition of teaching excellence for a collaborative transdisciplinary team culture, which facilitates an exemplary supportive tertiary education experience for first year students through scholarly and informed curricula and resources.

Research areas

  • social capital
  • student engagement and retention
  • ageing studies
  • technology and learning

Teaching areas

  • Communication
  • Sociology / Social Sciences

Dr Lee-anne Bye’s specialist areas of knowledge include student engagement and retention, social capital, and ageing discourses.

More USC experts...