Professor Kevin Dunn

Professor Kevin Dunn

Pro Vice-Chancellor Research,
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research

Professor,
Geography, Tourism & Planning

Biography

Kevin Dunn is Professor in Human Geography and Urban Studies, and commenced at Western in May 2008. He was formerly at the University of NSW (1995-2008), and the University of Newcastle (1991-1995). His areas of research include: immigration and settlement; Islam in Australia; the geographies of racism; and local government and multiculturalism. Recent books include Landscapes: Ways of Imagining the World (2003) and Introducing Human Geography: Globalisation, Difference and Inequality (2000). He is the Pro Vice Chancellor Research.

This information has been contributed by Professor Dunn.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • BA University of Wollongong

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research
  • Geography, Tourism & Planning

Contact

Email: K.Dunn@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9678 7417
Mobile: 0404032429
Location: BA.G.16
Penrith (Werrington South)

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Publications

Books

  • Jakubowicz, A., Dunn, K., Mason, G., Paradies, Y., Bliuc, A., Bahfen, N., Oboler, A., Atie, R. and Connelly, K. (2017), 'Cyber Racism and Community Resilience: Strategies for Combating Online Race Hate', : Palgrave 9783319643878.
  • Dunn, K., Garner, B., Mcguirk, P., Doyle, G., Waitt, G., Summut, J. and Biddle, D. (2003), 'Geography's New Frontiers Conference Proceedings, Conference Papers No. 17', : The Geographical Society of New South Wales 0725-6248.
  • Dunn, K., Winchester, H. and Kong, L. (2003), 'Landscapes: Ways of Imagining the World', : Pearson Education 0582288789.
  • Dunn, K. (2001), 'Proceedings of the Civics and Citizenship in Geography Conference, Conference Papers No. 16', : The Geographical Society of New South Wales 0725-6248.

Chapters in Books

  • Piracha, A., Sharples, R. and Dunn, K. (2021), 'Discrimination in the urban sharing economy', A Modern Guide to the Urban Sharing Economy, Edward Elgar Publishing 9781789909555.
  • Dandy, J., Dunn, K., Jetten, J., Paradies, Y., Robinson, L. and Ziaian, T. (2017), 'Intercultural relations in Australia', Mutual Intercultural Relations, Cambridge University Press 9781107183957.
  • Dunn, K., Paradies, Y., Atie, R. and Priest, N. (2016), 'The morbid effects associated with racism experienced by immigrants : findings from Australia', Globalisation, Migration and Health: Challenges and Opportunities, Imperial College Press 9781783268887.
  • Piracha, A., Onnudottir, H. and Dunn, K. (2016), 'Urban-rural geographies of Aboriginal religious and non-religious identification', Religion and Non-Religion Among Australian Aboriginal Peoples, Routledge 9781472443830.
  • Dunn, K. and Piracha, A. (2015), 'The multifaith city in an era of post-secularism : the complicated geographies of Christians, non-Christians and non-faithful across Sydney, Australia', The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics, Springer 9789401793759.
  • Dunn, K. and Kamp, A. (2015), 'The virtues and challenges of comparative analyses of immigration, migrant settlement and transnationalism', Social Transformation and Migration: National and Local Experiences in South Korea, Turkey, Mexico and Australia, Palgrave 9781137474940.
  • Nelson, J., MacDonald, H., Dufty-Jones, R., Dunn, K. and Paradies, Y. (2015), 'Ethnic discrimination in private rental housing markets in Australia', Housing in 21st-Century Australia: People, Practices and Policies, Ashgate 9781472431134.
  • Dunn, K. (2014), 'Contemporary racism and Islamaphobia in Australia : de-racialising a religion', Education Integration Challenges: The Case of Australia Muslims, David Lovell 9781863551496.
  • Dunn, K. and Petrakis, E. (2014), 'The transnational challenge and multiculturalism : comparing four immigrant groups in Australia', Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century: A Case Study Analysis, Routledge 9780415740302.
  • Nelson, J. and Dunn, K. (2013), 'Racism and anti-racism', 'For Those Who've Come Across the Seas...' : Australian Multicultural Theory, Policy and Practice, Australian Scholarly 9781925003222.
  • Dunn, K. and Kamp, A. (2012), 'A failed political attempt to use global Islamophobia in Western Sydney : the 'Lindsay leaflet scandal'', Global Islamophobia : Muslims and Moral Panic in the West, Ashgate 9781409431190.
  • Dunn, K. (2012), 'Do Australians care about human rights? : awareness, hierarchies of sympathy and universality', Contemporary Perspectives on Human Rights Law in Australia, Thomson Reuters Australia 9780455229973.
  • Nelson, J., Dunn, K. and Paradies, Y. (2011), 'Australian racism and anti-racism: Links to morbidity and belonging', Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations: Looking through the Lens of Social Inclusion, Ashgate 9781409428800.
  • Dunn, K. (2009), 'Public attitudes towards hijab-wearing in Australia: uncovering the bases of tolerance', Beyond the Hijab Debates: New Conversations on Gender, Race and Religion, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 1443801690.
  • Paradies, Y., Forrest, J., Dunn, K., Pedersen, A. and Webster, K. (2009), 'More than tolerance: Racism and the health of young Australians', Youth Identity and Migration: Culture, Values and Social Connectedness, Common Ground Publishing 1863356223.
  • Dunn, K. and Kamp, A. (2009), 'The hopeful and exclusionary politics of Islam in Australia: looking for alternative geographies of 'Western Islam'', Muslim Spaces of Hope: Geographies of Possibility in Britain and the West, Zed Books 9781848133006.
  • Dunn, K. (2009), 'Meinig, D.', International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Elsevier 9780080449111.
  • Dunn, K. (2009), 'Performing Australian nationalisms at Cronulla', Lines in the Sand: The Cronulla Riots, Multiculturalism and National Belonging, Institute of Criminology Press 9780975196786.
  • Dunn, K. and Forrest, J. (2008), 'Contemporary Manifestations on Racism in Australia', Racisms in the New World Order: Realities of Cultures, Colours and Identity, Cambridge Scholars 1847182232.
  • Dunn, K. and Roberts, S. (2006), 'The social construction of an Indo-Chinese-Australian neighbourhood in Sydney: the case of Cabramatta', From Urban Enclave to Ethnic Suburb: New Asian Communities in Pacific Rim Countries, University of Hawaii Press 0824829034.
  • Dunn, K. (2005), 'Interviewing', Qualitative Research Methods in Geography, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press 019555079X.
  • Dunn, K., Hanna, B. and Thompson, S. (2001), 'The local politics of difference', Everyday Diversity: Australian Multiculturalism in Practice, Common Ground Publishing 1863350810.

Journal Articles

  • Forrest, J., Blair, K. and Dunn, K. (2021), 'Racist attitudes, out-groups and the Australian experience', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol 56, no 1 , pp 78 - 93.
  • Charkawi, W., Dunn, K. and Bliuc, A. (2021), 'The influences of social identity and perceptions of injustice on support to violent extremism', Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, vol 13, no 3 , pp 177 - 196.
  • Itaoui, R., Dufty-Jones, R. and Dunn, K. (2021), '[In Press] Anti-racism Muslim mobilities in the San Francisco Bay Area', Mobilities, .
  • Dunn, K., Diallo, T. and Sharples, R. (2021), 'Segmenting anti-Muslim sentiment in Australia : insights for the diverse project of countering Islamophobia', Ethnicities, vol 21, no 3 , pp 538 - 562.
  • Ey, M., Mee, K., Allison, J., Caves, S., Crosbie, E., Hughes, A., Curtis, F., Doney, R., Dunstan, P., Jones, R., Tyndall, A., Baker, T., Cameron, J., Duffy, M., Dufty-Jones, R., Dunn, K., Hodge, P., Kearnes, M., McGuirk, P., O'Neill, P., Ruming, K., Sherval, M., Williams, M. and Wright, S. (2020), 'Becoming reading group : reflections on assembling a collegiate, caring collective', Australian Geographer, vol 51, no 3 , pp 283 - 305.
  • Truong, M., Sharif, M., Moorhead, R., Craig, J., Leong, P., Loke, Y., Dunn, K. and Priest, N. (2020), 'Collecting biomarkers in Australian primary schools : insights from the field', Survey Research Methods, vol 14, no 5 , pp 477 - 486.
  • Piracha, A., Sharples, R., Forrest, J. and Dunn, K. (2019), 'Racism in the sharing economy : regulatory challenges in a neo-liberal cyber world', Geoforum, vol 98 , pp 144 - 152.
  • Bliuc, A., Betts, J., Vergani, M., Iqbal, M. and Dunn, K. (2019), 'Collective identity changes in far-right online communities : the role of offline intergroup conflict', New Media and Society, vol 21, no 8 , pp 1770 - 1786.
  • Cherney, A., Sweid, R., Grossman, M., Derbas, A., Dunn, K., Jones, C., Hartley, J. and Barton, G. (2018), 'Local service provision to counter violent extremism : perspectives, capabilities and challenges arising from an Australian service mapping project', Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, vol 10, no 3 , pp 187 - 206.
  • Nelson, J., Hynes, M., Sharpe, S., Paradies, Y. and Dunn, K. (2018), 'Witnessing anti-white 'racism': white victimhood and 'reverse racism' in Australia', Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol 39, no 3 , pp 339 - 358.
  • Dunn, K., Blair, K., Bliuc, A. and Kamp, A. (2018), 'Land and housing as crucibles of racist nationalism : Asian Australians' experiences', Geographical Research, vol 56, no 4 , pp 465 - 478.
  • Kamp, A., Dunn, K., Paradies, Y. and Blair, K. (2018), 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's attitudes towards Australian multiculturalism, cultural diversity, 'race' and racism, 2015-16', Australian Aboriginal Studies, vol 2018, no 2 , pp 50 - 70.
  • Nelson, J. and Dunn, K. (2017), 'Neoliberal anti-racism : responding to 'everywhere but different' racism', Progress in Human Geography, vol 41, no 1 , pp 26 - 43.
  • Forrest, J., Lean, G. and Dunn, K. (2017), 'Attitudes of classroom teachers to cultural diversity and multicultural education in country New South Wales, Australia', The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol 42, no 5 , pp 17 - 34.
  • Atie, R., Dunn, K. and Ozalp, M. (2017), 'Religiosity, attitudes on diversity and belonging among ordinary Australian Muslims', Australian Journal of Islamic Studies, vol 2, no 1 .
  • Itaoui, R. and Dunn, K. (2017), 'Media representations of racism and spatial mobility : young Muslim (un)belonging in a post-Cronulla riot Sutherland', Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol 38, no 3 , pp 315 - 332.
  • Kamp, A., Alam, O., Blair, K. and Dunn, K. (2017), 'Australians' views on cultural diversity, nation and migration, 2015-16', Cosmopolitan Civil Societies, vol 9, no 3 , pp 61 - 84.
  • Dunn, K., Atie, R., Kennedy, M., Ali, J., O'Reilly, J. and Rogerson, L. (2016), 'Can you use community policing for counter terrorism? : evidence from NSW, Australia', Police Practice and Research, vol 17, no 3 , pp 196 - 211.
  • Forrest, J., Lean, G. and Dunn, K. (2016), 'Challenging racism through schools : teacher attitudes to cultural diversity and multicultural education in Sydney, Australia', Race, Ethnicity and Education, vol 19, no 3 , pp 618 - 638.
  • MacDonald, H., Nelson, J., Galster, G., Paradies, Y., Dunn, K. and Dufty-Jones, R. (2016), 'Rental discrimination in the multi-ethnic Metropolis: evidence from Sydney', Urban Policy and Research, vol 34, no 4 , pp 373 - 385.
  • Dunn, K., Atie, R. and Mapedzahama, V. (2016), 'Ordinary cosmopolitans : Sydney Muslims' attitudes to diversity', Australian Geographer, vol 47, no 3 , pp 281 - 294.
  • Possamai, A., Dunn, K., Hopkins, P., Amin, F., Worthington, L. and Ali, J. (2016), 'Muslim students' religious and cultural experiences in the micro-publics of university campuses in NSW, Australia', Australian Geographer, vol 47, no 3 , pp 311 - 324.
  • Dunn, K. and Hopkins, P. (2016), 'The geographies of everyday Muslim life in the west', Australian Geographer, vol 47, no 3 , pp 255 - 260.
  • Possamai, A., Dunn, K., Hopkins, P., Worthington, L. and Amin, F. (2016), 'Muslim students' cultural and religious experiences in city, suburban and regional university campuses in NSW, Australia', Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, vol 38, no 6 , pp 637 - 648.
  • Habtegiorgis, A., Paradies, Y. and Dunn, K. (2014), 'Are racist attitudes related to experiences of racial discrimination? : within sample testing utilising nationally representative survey data', Social Science Research, vol 47 , pp 178 - 191.
  • Dunn, K., Lean, G., Watkins, M. and Noble, G. (2014), 'The visibility of racism : perceptions of cultural diversity and multicultural education in state schools', International Journal of Organizational Diversity, vol 15, no 1 , pp 17 - 29.
  • Forrest, J. and Dunn, K. (2013), 'Cultural diversity, racialisation and the experience of racism in rural Australia : the South Australian case', Journal of Rural Studies, vol 30 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Loosemore, M., Phua, F., Teo, M. and Dunn, K. (2012), 'Management strategies to harness cultural diversity on Australian construction sites : a social identity perspective', Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, vol 12, no 1 , pp 1 - 11.
  • Pedersen, A., Dunn, K., Forrest, J. and McGarty, C. (2012), 'Prejudice and discrimination from two sides : how do middle-eastern Australians experience it and how do other Australians explain it?', Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, vol 6, no 1 , pp 18 - 26.
  • Nelson, J., Possamai-Inesedy, A. and Dunn, K. (2012), 'Reinforcing substantive religious inequality : a critical analysis of submissions to the Review of Religion and Belief in Australia Inquiry', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol 47, no 3 , pp 297 - 318.
  • Dunn, K. and Nelson, J. (2011), 'Challenging the Public Denial of Racism for a Deeper Multiculturalism', Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol 32, no 6 , pp 587 - 602.
  • Pedersen, A., Paradies, Y., Hartley, L. and Dunn, K. (2011), 'Bystander antiprejudice : cross-cultural education, links with positivity towards cultural 'outgroups' and preparedness to speak out', Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, vol 5, no 1 , pp 19 - 30.
  • Loosemore, M., Phua, F., Dunn, K. and Ozguc, U. (2011), 'The politics of sameness in the Australian construction industry : comparing operative and manager attitudes towards cultural diversity', Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, vol 18, no 4 , pp 363 - 380.
  • Dunn, K., Pelleri, D. and Maeder-Han, K. (2011), 'Attacks on Indian students : the commerce of denial in Australia', Race and Class, vol 52, no 4 , pp 71 - 88.
  • Dunn, K., Gandhi, V., Pelleri, D. and Maeder-Han, K. (2011), 'Racism in the Tertiary Education Sector: A Case of Indian Student Attacks in Australia', Geography Bulletin, vol 43, no 3 , pp 7 - 16.
  • Dunn, K., Loosemore, M., Phua, F. and Ozguc, U. (2011), 'Everyday Ethnic Diversity and Racism on Australian Construction Sites', The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, vol 10, no 6 , pp 126 - 148.
  • Pain, R., Phillips, D., Nagel, C., Mohammad, R., Mclean, D., Dunn, K. and Hopkins, P. (2011), 'Reading Peter Hopkins' The Issue of Mascuine Identities for British Muslims Adfter 9/11: A social Analysis', Political Geography - Elsevier, vol 30, no 6 , pp 339 - 348.
  • Forrest, J. and Dunn, K. (2011), 'Attitudes to diversity: new perspectives on the ethnic geography of Brisbane, Australia', Australian Geographer, vol 42, no 4 , pp 435 - 453.
  • Nelson, J., Dunn, K. and Paradies, Y. (2011), 'Bystander anti-racism : a review of the literature', Analysis of Social Issues and Public Policy, vol 11, no 1 , pp 263 - 284.
  • Loosemore, M., Phua, F., Dunn, K. and Ozguc, U. (2010), 'Operatives' experiences of cultural diversity on Australian construction sites', Construction Management and Economics, vol 28, no 2 , pp 177 - 188.
  • Stevenson, D., Dunn, K., Possamai, A. and Piracha, A. (2010), 'Religious belief across 'post-secular' Sydney : the multiple trends in (de)secularisation', Australian Geographer, vol 41, no 3 , pp 323 - 350.
  • Dunn, K. (2010), 'Embodied transnationalism : bodies in transnational spaces', Population, Space and Place, vol 16, no 1 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Dunn, K., Kamp, A., Shaw, W., Forrest, J. and Paradies, Y. (2010), 'Indigenous Australians' attitudes towards multiculturalism, cultural diversity, ?race' and racism', Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, vol 13, no 4 , pp 19 - 31.
  • Forrest, J. and Dunn, K. (2010), 'Attitudes to multicultural values in diverse spaces in Australia's immigrant cities, Sydney and Melbourne', Space and Polity, vol 14, no 1 , pp 81 - 102.
  • Dunn, K. (2009), 'Embodied transnationalism: bodies in transnational spaces', Population, Space and Place, vol 16, no 1 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Dunn, K., Forrest, J., Pe-Pua, R., Hynes, M. and Maeder-Han, K. (2009), 'Cities of race hatred? The spheres of racism and anti-racism in contemporary Australian cities', Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol 1, no 1 , pp 1 - 14.
  • Kenna, T. and Dunn, K. (2009), 'The virtuous discourses of private communities', Geography Compass, vol 39, no 1 , pp 81 - 98.
  • Dunn, K. (2008), 'Putting Transnationalism in Context: comparing Hong Kong Chinese-Australians in Sydney and Brisbane', The Australian Geographer, vol 39, no 1 , pp 81 - 98.
  • Dunn, K. (2008), 'Comparative analyses of transnationalism: a geographic contribution to the field', The Australian Geographer, vol 39, no 1 , pp 1 - 7.
  • Dunn, K., Klocker, N. and Salabay, T. (2007), 'Contemporary racism and Islamaphobia in Australia: racialising religion', Ethnicities, vol 7, no 4 , pp 564 - 589.
  • Forrest, J. and Dunn, K. (2007), 'Constructing racism in Sydney, Australia's largest ethnic city', Urban Studies, vol 44, no 4 , pp 699 - 721.
  • Perrin, R. and Dunn, K. (2007), 'Tracking the settlement of North African immigrants: speculations on the social & cultural impacts of a newly arrived immigrant group', The Australian Geographer, vol 38, no 2 , pp 253 - 273.
  • Dunn, K. and Forrest, J. (2006), ''Core' culture hegemony and ethnic identity: perceptions of the privileged position of Australians with British backgrounds', Ethnicities, vol 6, no 2 , pp 237 - 264.
  • Dunn, K. (2006), 'A comparative genealogy on place: cultural geography and cultural studies', Geographical Research, vol 44, no 4 , pp 423 - 426.
  • Dunn, K. and Forrest, J. (2006), 'Racism and intolerance in Eastern Australia: a geographic perspective', The Australian Geographer, vol 37, no 2 , pp 167 - 186.
  • Dunn, K. (2005), 'Repetitive and troubling discourses of nationalism in the local politics of mosque development in Sydney, Australia', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, vol 23, no 1 , pp 29 - 50.
  • Dunn, K. (2005), 'Australian public knowledge of Islam', Studia Islamika, vol 12, no 1 , pp 1 - 32.
  • Dunn, K. (2005), 'A paradigm of transnationalism for migration studies', New Zealand Population Review, vol 31, no 2 , pp 15 - 31.
  • Dunn, K., Hay, I. and Street, A. (2005), 'Making the most of your conference journey', Journal of Geography in Higher Education, vol 29, no 1 , pp 159 - 171.
  • Dunn, K., Forrest, J., Burnley, I. and Mcdonald, A. (2004), 'Constructing racism in Australia', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol 39, no 4 , pp 409 - 430.
  • Dunn, K. (2004), 'Islam in Sydney: contesting the discourse of absence', Australian Geographer, vol 35, no 3 , pp 333 - 353.
  • Dunn, K. (2004), 'New words within new worlds: academic dynamism as elixir', Australian Geographical Studies, vol 42, no 3 , pp 410 - 412.
  • Dunn, K. (2003), 'Using cultural geography to engage contested constructions of ethnicity and citizenship in Sydney', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 4, no 2 , pp 153 - 165.
  • Dunn, K. and Klocker, N. (2003), 'Who's driving the asylum debate? Newspaper and Government representations of asylum seekers', Media International Australia, vol 109 , pp 71 - 92.
  • Dunn, K. and Thompson, S. (2002), 'Multicultural services in local government in Australia: An uneven tale of access and equity', Urban Policy and Research, vol 20, no 3 , pp 263 - 279.
  • Dunn, K. and Mahtani, M. (2001), 'Media representations of ethnic minorities', Progress in Planning, vol 55, no 3 , pp 163 - 172.
  • Dunn, K. (2001), 'Representations of Islam in the politics of mosque development in Sydney', Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, vol 92, no 3 , pp 291 - 308.
  • Dunn, K., Hanna, B. and Thompson, S. (2001), 'The local politics of difference: an examination of intercommunal relations policy in Australian local government', Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, vol 33 , pp 1577 - 1595.
  • Dunn, K., Hanna, B., Thompson, S., Murphy, P. and Burnley, I. (2001), 'Multicultural policy within local government in Australia', Urban Studies, vol 38, no 13 , pp 2477 - 2494.
  • Dunn, K. and Mcdonald, A. (2001), 'The geography of racisms in NSW: A theoretical exploration and some preliminary findings', Australian Geographer, vol 32, no 1 , pp 29 - 44.
  • Dunn, K. (2001), 'The cultural geographies of citizenship in Australia', Geography Teachers Association of New South Wales. Geography Bulletin, vol 33, no 1 , pp 4 - 8.

Conference Papers

  • Dunn, K. and Atie, R. (2015), 'Regulating online racism in the online age', 40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Lean, G. and Dunn, K. (2013), 'Surveying the state of community relations in public schools', International Conference on Racisms in the New World Order: Realities of Culture, Colour and Identity, Cairns, N.T..
  • Atie, R. and Dunn, K. (2013), 'The ordinariness of Australian Muslims : attitudes and experiences of Muslims', International Conference on Racisms in the New World Order: Realities of Culture, Colour and Identity, Cairns, Qld..
  • Piracha, A., Dunn, K., Goodman, R., Maginn, P. and Phibbs, P. (2011), 'Australian Public Attitudes towards Town Planning: Towards a Research Agenda', Proceedings of the World Planning Schools Congress 2011 (Planning's Future - Future's Planning: Planning in an Era of Global (Un)Certainty and Transformation), Perth WA.
  • Dunn, K., Maginn, P., Mcguirk, P., Buxton, M., Piracha, A., Phibbs, P. and Pelleri, D. (2009), 'What do publics want from the planning system', State of Australian Cities: City Growth, Sustainability, Vitality and Vulnerability, Perth WA.
  • Dunn, K., Kenna, T. and Burnley, I. (2007), 'A holistic approach to studying social segregation in Australian cities', State of Australian Cities National Conference 2007, Adelaide.
  • Dunn, K., Forrest, J., Pe-Pua, R. and Smith, S. (2005), 'Experiences of racism in the Australian body politics: extent, spheres, and cultural unevenness', The Body Politic: Racialised Political Cultures in Australia, UQ Australian Studies Centre Conference, Brisbane, 24-26 November 2004, .
  • Dunn, K. (2003), 'New cultural geographies in Australia: identity, citizenship and space', Geography's New Frontiers Conference, Gladesville.
  • Dunn, K., Gandhi, V., Burnley, I. and Forrest, J. (2003), 'Racism in Australia: Cultural imperialism, disempowerment & violence', Windows on a Changing World: Proceedings of the 22nd New Zealand Geographical Society Conference, New Zealand.
  • Dunn, K. (2001), 'Examining local inter-communal relations and place making', Civics and Citizenship in Geography Conference, Gladesville.

Other Publications

  • 2021, 'Countering Islamophobia in the Victorian Population', Report
  • 2021, 'Understanding Varied Attitudes Towards Muslims', Report
  • 2017, 'Challenging Racism Project: 2015-16 National Survey', Report
  • 2015, 'The Resilience and Ordinariness of Australian Muslims: Attitudes and Experiences of Muslims Report', Report
  • 2013, 'Rethinking Multiculturalism, Reassessing Multicultural Education. Project Report Number 1: Surveying New South Wales Public School Teachers', Report
  • 2012, 'Challenging Racism: The Anti-racism Research Project: Submission to the National Anti-racism Partnership & Strategy Discussion Paper', Report
  • 2012, 'Evaluating the Community Effects of the NSW Police Counter-Radicalisation Community Engagement Model', Report
  • 2011, 'Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century: Meta-analysis of Submissions', Report
  • 2010, 'Review of Bystander Approaches in Support of Preventing Race-based Discrimination', Report
  • 2010, 'Understanding Racism and Cultural Diversity: 2007 South Australia Racism Survey: A Report Prepared for the Equal Opportunity Commission South Australia: Final Report 2010', Report
  • 2008, 'Report on 2007 Australian Capital Territory Racism Survey', Report

Current Projects

Title: Bystander Anti-Racism Evaluation - NSW Health
Funder:
  • Priority Populations Unit - South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn and Rachel Sharples
Years: 2020-03-01 - 2021-12-01
ID: P00026423
Title: Centre for Resilient and Inclusive Societies (CRIS) [via Deakin]
Funder:
  • Centre for Resilient and Inclusive Societies (CRIS)
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Philippa Collin, Liam Magee, Ana-Maria Bliuc, Nida Denson, Craig Mcgarty and Amanda Third
Years: 2019-02-01 - 2023-12-31
ID: P00025222
Title: Positive Peace and Cultural Wellbeing and Agency Initiative: Exploring peaceful solutions to living well in diverse communities
Funder:
  • Multicultural NSW
Western Researchers: Kerry Robinson, Sarah De Nardi, Lucy Nicholas, Karin Mackay, Nichole Georgeou, Selda Dagistanli, Kevin Dunn, Rachel Sharples and Cristina Rocha
Years: 2021-02-02 - 2022-02-02
ID: P00026883
Title: Centre for Resilient and Inclusive Societies (CRIS) [via Deakin]
Funder:
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria
  • Riot Games Pty Ltd
  • Government of South Australia
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Philippa Collin, Liam Magee, Ana-Maria Bliuc, Nida Denson, Craig Mcgarty and Kevin Dunn
Years: 2019-02-01 - 2023-12-31
ID: P00025221

Previous Projects

Title: Resilience and the NSW Police Community Engaged Counter-Radicalisation Model
Funder:
  • NSW Police Force
Western Researchers: Michael Kennedy, Kevin Dunn and Jan Ali
Years: 2013-06-26 - 2016-12-31
ID: P00021376
Title: Cyber-racism and community resilience [via UTS]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • VicHealth (Victorian Health Promotion Foundation) (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2013-06-14 - 2016-06-13
ID: P00021061
Title: Muslims on Campus: University Life for Muslim students in Australia
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Adam Possamai and Kevin Dunn
Years: 2012-11-15 - 2015-02-06
ID: P00021215
Title: The impact of ethnic diversity, socio-economic disadvantage and sense of belonging on Islamophobia and social cohesion locally and nationally - a mixed-method, longitudinal analysis [via RMIT]
Funder:
  • Department of Social Services
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2018-06-01 - 2020-05-31
ID: P00024684
Title: Standing up to racism and racial bullying among Australian school students [via ANU]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2015-06-03 - 2019-08-06
ID: P00021951
Title: Mapping services for countering violent extremism [via ANU]
Funder:
  • Attorney Generals Department
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2016-03-31 - 2016-06-25
ID: P00023395
Title: Ethnic discrimination in the private rental housing market
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn and Rae Dufty-Jones
Years: 2011-06-01 - 2017-06-30
ID: P00018298
Title: Community Action for Preventing Extremism (CAPE) NSW: promoting resilience and response to far-right extremism [via All Together Now]
Funder:
  • Multicultural NSW
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn and Ana-Maria Bliuc
Years: 2016-09-01 - 2018-06-30
ID: P00023663
Title: Rethinking Multiculturalism/Reassessing Multicultural Education
Funder:
  • NSW Department of Education & Training
  • NSW Institute of Teachers
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Megan Watkins, Gregory Noble and Kevin Dunn
Years: 2010-11-12 - 2017-06-30
ID: P00017819
Title: Supplementary paper for the Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century project
Funder:
  • Australian Human Rights Commission
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2009-07-22 - 2009-10-30
ID: P00017084
Title: Racism Data Collection Project
Funder:
  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2008-05-31 - 2009-05-30
ID: P00016213
Title: Constructing regionally appropriate anti-racism strategies for Australia
Funder:
  • Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Equal Opportunity Commission of South Australia
  • Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2008-12-31 - 2012-04-06
ID: P00016168
Title: The ordinariness of Australian Muslims: attitudes and experiences of Muslims
Funder:
  • Islamic Sciences and Research Academy of Australia
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2011-11-15 - 2014-08-31
ID: P00020300
Title: Collaborative Housing Innovations in Austrealian Cities: International Lessons
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Deborah Stevenson, Emma Power and Rae Dufty-Jones
Years: 2010-05-28 - 2011-05-27
ID: P00018717
Title: An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers and constraints of bystander anti-racism [via Deakin Uni]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2012-04-11 - 2016-04-10
ID: P00020027
Title: Mapping "actual existing" neoliberal planning and sources of alternatives in a shrinking Australian hinterland community : Broken Hill, New South Wales
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Laura Schatz and Kevin Dunn
Years: 2011-09-13 - 2013-05-12
ID: P00020431
Title: Ethnic Discrimination in the Rental Market and Overcoming Barriers to Affordable Housing
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Michael Darcy, Rae Dufty-Jones and Laura Schatz
Years: 2011-11-09 - 2016-03-08
ID: P00020461
Title: Effects of the NSWPS Counter-Radicalisation Community Engagement Model
Funder:
  • NSW Police Force
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Michael Kennedy, Kevin Dunn and Jan Ali
Years: 2010-09-13 - 2011-09-12
ID: P00018730
Title: Dissecting Islamophobia: understanding the varied racialisation of Islam using latent class analysis, and what it means for responding
Funder:
  • Department of Justice and Community Safety Victoria
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Craig Mcgarty, Thierno Diallo and Rachel Sharples
Years: 2019-08-01 - 2021-06-30
ID: P00025898
Title: Managing cultural diversity on Australian construction sites [via UNSW]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn
Years: 2010-07-14 - 2011-06-30
ID: P00017146
Title: Islam, youth masculinities and place: international perspectives
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn and Adam Possamai
Years: 2010-11-17 - 2011-11-16
ID: P00019468
Title: How in-language advertising impacts behaviour
Funder:
  • Special Broadcasting Service Corporation
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Renu Narchal, Karen Mattock, Nida Denson, Alanna Kamp and Rachel Sharples
Years: 2020-11-09 - 2021-09-30
ID: P00026937

Supervision

Professor Dunn is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Australian Government Countering Violent Extremism Strategy and the Response of the Australian Muslim Community in Western Sydney
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Afghan Australian Identity
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Developing Pre-Service Teachers' Cultural Responsiveness for Working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Building Inclusive Organisations: Moving From Evidence To Practice
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Consequences of Conceptual Metaphor for Understanding Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs in Australia
Field of Research: Psychology
Thesis Title: Embodied Belonging and the Politics of Race in Australian Poetry Slams
Field of Research: Society And Culture
Thesis Title: Islamophobia and the Urban (Im) Mobilities of Muslims: A Comparative Case Study of Sydney, Australia and the San Francisco Bay Area, USA
Field of Research: Urban Design And Regional Planning
Thesis Title: Australian Young Men and the Islamic State: Identifying Factors Which Propelled Young Men to Travel to the Syrian and Iraqi Conflicts
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Attitudes towards radicalising to violent extremism among Australian Muslims: role of structures, social dynamics and social identity
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Roles and Effects of Transversal Enablers in Refugee Settlement in Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: RESPECTING DIVERSITY AND CULTIVATING A RECOGNITION OF OUR INTERDEPENDENCE: CHAPLAINCY IN AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Identity, Health and Health Capital: The Case of Macedonians in Australia
Field of Research: Community Health
Thesis Title: Politics and Practice of Local Anti-Racism: The Need to 'Speak' Racism
Field of Research: Social Work
Thesis Title: Displaced Human Capital: Untapped Talent of Greater Western Sydney
Field of Research: Urban Design And Regional Planning
Thesis Title: Mosque Sermons and Audience Receptivity
Field of Research: Philosophy And Religious Studies
Thesis Title: Race in the Lives of White Australian Converts to Islam
Field of Research: Other Society And Culture; Studies In Human Society
Thesis Title: 'Invisible Australians': Chinese Australian Women's Experiences of Belonging and Exclusion in the White Australia Policy Era, 1901-1973
Field of Research: Human Geography
Thesis Title: Productive Disruptions? Responding to Racism and Diversity in the Workplace through Anti-Racism Intervention within Local Government in Australia
Field of Research: Other Society And Culture
Thesis Title: Boats, Votes and Political Discourse: Anti-Asylum Seeker Sentiment in the 2013 Federal Election
Field of Research: Other Society And Culture
Thesis Title: Attitudes towards radicalising to violent extremism among Australian Muslims: role of structures, social dynamics and social identity
Field of Research: Society And Culture Not Elsewhere Classified

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