Researchers

Institute-based and School-based Researchers

Professor Kay Anderson

Research areas: rethinking humanism, urban cultures, cultural geography

Distinguished Professor Ien Ang

Research areas: cultural diversity, Asia-Australia relations, globalisation and culture

Professor James Arvanitakis

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Graduate Studies

Research areas: citizenship, globalisation, piracy

Dr Sarah Barns

Engaged Research Fellow

Research areas: cultural geography, digital cities, creative practices

Associate Professor Brett Bennett

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: heritage, environment, globalisation

Professor Tony Bennett

Research areas: cultural knowledges, cultural institutions, cultural capital

Dr Kylie Budge

Senior Research Fellow, School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: urban and cultural studies, creative cities, technology

Associate Professor Robyn Bushell

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Research areas: heritage, community, tourism

Dr Denis Byrne

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: the transnational heritage of migration, coastal reclamations, environmental humanities

Dr Fiona Cameron

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: digital cultural heritage, museums, climate change and the posthumanities

Dr Kiu-wai Chu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture

Research areas: Chinese cinema and visual art, environmental humanities and comparative cultural studies

Professor Hart Cohen

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: digital media, cultural heritage, inter-cultural practices

Associate Professor David R. ColeDavid R. Cole

Centre For Educational Research

Research areas: globalisation, literacies, Deleuze

Dr Philippa Collin

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: participation and citizenship, online and networked media, technology and wellbeing

Dr Andrea Connor

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research areas: cities, urban geography, materiality

Dr Louise Crabtree

Senior Research Fellow

Engagement Director, ICS

Research areas: sustainability, decolonisation, housing

Dr Ann Dadich

Senior Lecturer

School of Business

Research areas: knowledge translation, organisational
behaviour, health service management

Dr Ben Dibley

Engaged Research Fellow

Research areas: environmental humanities, cultural institutions, the Anthropocene

Dr Rae Dufty-Jones

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Dr Youqing Fan

Lecturer

School of Business

Professor Katherine Gibson

Research areas: economic diversity, commoning, community economies

Dr Sheree Gregory

Lecturer, School of Business

Research areas: creative industries, entrepreneurship, work/life balance

Dr Nichole Georgeou

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Research areas: aid-volunteering, development policy, police-building

Professor Gay Hawkins

Research areas: markets and materiality, environmental humanities, urban practices

Dr Stephen Healy

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: economic geography, Marxian theory, psychoanalytic theory

Professor Dick Hobbs

School of Social Sciences and Psychology (joint fractional appointment)

Research areas: urban ethnography, professional and organised crime, violence

Emeritus Professor Bob Hodge

Research areas: digital research, chaos and complexity, social transformations

Dr Kate Huppatz

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Research areas: gender, social class, labour

Professor Paul James

Director, ICS

Research areas: globalisation, sustainability, cities and communities

Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik

School of Education

Research areas: diversity in sports, embodiment, gender

Associate Professor Alana Lentin

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: race, anti-racism, multiculturalism and decoloniality

Dr Abby Mellick Lopes

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: design studies, sustainability, theories of social change

Dr Liam Magee

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: urban development, software studies, computer simulation

Professor Karen Malone

Centre for Educational Research

Research areas: children's geographies, sustainability and environmental education, posthumanist and new materialist theories

Professor Donald McNeill

Research areas: cities and urban theory, internet economy, globalisation

Associate Professor George Morgan

School of Humanities and Communication Arts  

Research areas: creative labour, class and ethnicity, youth culture

Professor Brett Neilson

Research areas: globalisation, labour, borders

Professor Greg Noble

Research areas: multiculturalism, ethnicity, Bourdieusian theory

Dr Tanya Notley

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: communication technology and social change, digital infrastructures, human rights communication and advocacy

Dr Bonnie Pang

Lecturer

School of Science and Health

Research areas: Chinese youth physical culture, diversity and inclusion, critical pedagogy

Dr Keith Parry

Lecturer

School of Business

Research areas: sport and sports fans, heroisation, diversity and inclusion

Dr Anna Cristina Pertierra

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: media anthropology, consumer practices, urban Latin America and the Philippines

Dr Emma Power

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: governing housing and home, companion animals, ageing

Dr Xiang Ren

Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture

Research areas: digital publishing and open access, globalisation, Chinese creative industries

Dr Shanthi Robertson

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: urban cultures, cultural diversity, transnational practices

Professor Ned Rossiter

Institute Fellow

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: digital media cultures, media theory, globalisation and culture

Emeritus Professor David Rowe

Research areas: globalisation, media, sport

Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse

Research areas: Australian Indigenous history, Australian Indigenous public policy, settler colonial studies

Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar

Research Director, ICS and Institute Fellow

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: media anthropology, environmental humanities, Antarctica

Dr Hayley Saul

Lecturer

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Research areas: South and East Asian archaeology and heritage, culinary heritage, the Anthropocene

Dr Karen Soldatic

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: disability, policy and governance, biopolitics

Professor Margaret Somerville

Research areas: posthumanism, Indigenous/western intersections, the Anthropocene

Professor Deborah Stevenson

Research areas: arts and cultural policy, cities and urban life, place and identity

Dr Malini Sur

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: borders, mobility, citizenship

Dr Teresa Swist

Engaged Research Fellow

Research areas: knowledge, cultural and creative practices

Associate Professor Amanda Third

Research areas: young people, new technologies and wellbeing, cultural studies

Associate Professor Emma Waterton

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Research areas: heritage, tourism, cultural policy and cultural geography

Associate Professor Megan Watkins

HDR Director, ICS and Institute Fellow

School of Education

Research areas: cultural pedagogies, affect, multicultural education

Dr Camellia Webb-Gannon

Research Fellow

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: West Papua, Pacific decolonisation, Indigenous rights

Dr Jessica Weir

Senior Research Fellow

Research areas: environmental humanities, intercultural dialogue, country

Dr Jessica Whyte

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Research areas: political theory, biopolitics, sovereignty

Dr Alexandra Wong

Engaged Research Fellow

Research areas: cluster theories, knowledge cities, multiculturalism

Professor Anna Yeatman

Research areas: political thought, institutional design, professionalism and public service

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