Our People / Researchers

The Diversity and Human Rights Research Centre (DHRRC) aims to build a broad membership inclusive of Western Sydney University researchers working in diversity and human rights or related fields.

Centre Strand Leaders

Professor Kerry Robinson – Centre Director: Diversity Research and Human Rights Centre
Professor Kevin Dunn – Director: Challenging Racism Program
Professor Jim Ife – Director: Diversity and Creative Social Change
Professor Cristina Rocha – Director: Religion and Society Research Cluster (RSRC)
Assoc. Prof. Lucy Nicholas– Director: Sexualities and Genders Research (SAGR)
Dr Corrinne Sullivan - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Human Rights (new)

Centre Research Strands

The Centre currently includes several dynamic research strands including:

Challenging Racism Project (CRP)
Religion and Society Research (RSR)
Sexualities and Genders Research (SaGR)
Human Rights and Education (HRE)
Diversity and Creative Social Change (DCSC)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Human Rights (new group being created)

Associate Members

The Centre is also building and enhancing productive relationships with other Western Sydney University research entities including:

Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative (HADRI)
The Whitlam Institute
Office of Equity and Diversity

Translational Health Research Institute (THRI)
Office of the PVC (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education, Strategy and Consultation)
Human Rights Research at WSU Law

The Centre is inclusive of colleagues interested in Human Rights across WSU.