Search for a Supervisor

If you are looking for a supervisor for your PhD and/or M.Res degree, please see below the list of ICS academics who are able to supervise students. The list of topics provided below captures some of the key areas of the research focus. Please note that the topic list is not exhaustive. If your topic is not listed here, please contact the supervisors whose research focus is closely matching with your area of interest.

Name of the SupervisorCurrently Available to SuperviseKey Research AreasContact Details
Naama BlatmanYesUrban inequalities; settler colonialism (history/contemporary issues); Indigenous urban life; critical race theory and praxis; carceral geographies.n.blatman@westernsydney.edu.au
Charles BarbourYesPolitical Theory; Marx and Marxism; Continental Philosophy.c.barbour@westernsydney.edu.au
Alison BarnesYesVisual communication in the context of everyday life, place, belonging and identity; Graphic Heritage; Critical Mapping Practice.alison.barnes@westernsydney.edu.au
Valentina Ba├║YesCommunication for Development; Communication for Behaviour and Social Change; Communication and Media for Peace; Community Engagement in Humanitarian Contexts; The Media in the Global South; Health Communication.v.bau@westernsydney.edu.au
Denis ByrneYesHeritage Studies; Asian Cultural Studies; Heritage of Climate Change; Anthropocene Studies; Aspects of Migration Studies; Museum Studies.d.byrne@westernsydney.edu.au
Fiona CameronYesClimate Change; Museum and Heritage Studies; Digital Heritage and Cultures; Environmental Humanities; Critical Posthumanities.f.cameron@westernsydney.edu.au
Zelmarie CantillonYesCritical heritage studies; urban cultures; cultural policy; cultural justice; popular music heritage.z.cantillon@westernsydney.edu.au
Pip CollinYesCitizenship; Political Participation; Youth Studies; Digital Cultures; Health and Wellbeing. p.collin@westernsydney.edu.au
Ann DadichYesHealth Service Management; Knowledge Translation; Change Management; Organisational Behaviour and Leadership.A.Dadich@westernsydney.edu.au
Youqing FanYesWork and Employment; Human Resource Management; Organisational Behaviour; Corporate Social Responsibility; ESG; Sustainable Business; Business and Societyy.fan@westernsydney.edu.au
Michelle FittsYesTraumatic Brain Injury; Remote Health; Family Violence.m.fitts@westernsydney.edu.au
Waldo GarridoYesEthnomusicology; the music industry and business; Latin America studies; creative industries; music performance and music production.w.garrido@westernsydney.edu.au
Sheree GregoryYesSociology of work; labour & economy; innovation & entrepreneurship; creative industries; gender & care; women's working lives.s.gregory@westernsydney.edu.au
Benjamin HanckelYesYouth; Gender; Sexuality; Wellbeing; Health.b.hanckel@westernsydney.edu.au
Stephen HealyYesEconomic geography (diverse economies); sustainable development; Marxian theory; commons theory and praxis; social and solidarity economy.stephen.healy@westernsydney.edu.au
Heather A. HorstYesAutomated Decision-Making; Digital Anthropology; Fashion and the Creative Industries; Fintech; Mobile Communication.h.horst@westernsydney.edu.au
Kate Huppatz Gender and work; the care economy; social class; gender violence; familiesk.huppatz@westernsydney.edu.au
Jorge KnijnikYesSociology of Sports; Sociology of Education; Latin American Societies; Social Movements; Democracy and Globalization.j.knijnik@westernsydney.edu.au
Declan KuchYesClimate Change; Energy Transition; Science Policy; AI Ethics; Biomedicine.d.kuch@westernsydney.edu.au
Alana LentinYesRace; Racial Capitalism; Decoloniality; Antiracism; Critical Border Studies. a.lentin@westernsydney.edu.au
Quah Ee LingYesMigration; Genders; Sexualities; Race; Decoloniality.eeling@westernsydney.edu.au
Nicky MorrisonYesUrban Planning; Sustainable Healthy and Resilient Communities; Collaborative Governance; Community Engagement; Sustainable Homes and Net Zero Targets.nicky.morrison@westernsydney.edu.au
Brett NeilsonYesPolitical Theory; Cultural Theory; Social Theory; Border Studies; Logistics and Infrastructure.b.neilson@westernsydney.edu.au
Nicholas NgYesComposition; Ethnomusicology; Performance (music).nicholas.ng@westernsydney.edu.au
Tanya NotleyYesCommunication and social change; media literacy and digital inclusion; human rights and media justice; the politics of digital media infrastructures; media use and civic engagement; online mis- and disinformationt.notley@westernsydney.edu.au
Neil PerryYesSocial and Ecological Values; Political Economy; Sustainability; Transitioning Economies; Biodiversity Markets.neil.perry@westernsydney.edu.au
Emma PowerYesHousing tenure and home-making; care infrastructures; low-income households; companion animals and cities; housing and climate change.e.power@westernsydney.edu.au
Ned RossiterYesMedia Theory; Infrastructure Studies; Automation and Society; Digital Cultures.n.rossiter@westernsydney.edu.au
Juan Francisco SalazarYesAntarcticjuanfransalazar@gmail.com
Karen SoldaticYesDisability; Diversity; Sexuality and Gender; Structures of Inequality and Violence. k.soldatic@westernsydney.edu.au
Corrinne SullivanYesIndigenous Gender and Sexuality Diversity; Indigenous Geographies; Ageing and Sexuality/Gender; Sex Work; Indigenous Education.corrinne.sullivan@westernsydney.edu.au
Malini SurYesAnthropology; Borderlands; Mobility; Environment; South Asiam.sur@westernsydney.edu.au
Dimitris VardoulakisYesPolitical theory; Cultural theory; Philosophy and culture; Philosophy of AId.vardoulakis@westernsydney.edu.au
Jessica WeirYesEnvironmental and Social Justice; Indigenous and Public Sector Jurisdictions; Use and Utility of Expert Knowledge. j.weir@westernsydney.edu.au
Joshua WodakYesClimate Change; Environmental Humanities; Environmental Ethics; Anthropocene Studies; Science and Technology Studiesj.wodak@westernsydney.edu.au
Alexandra WongYesChinese Migration; Multiculturalism; Ethnoburbs; Education; Housing.a.wong@westernsydney.edu.au