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Biography

Pam Nilan is Professor of Sociology in the School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Newcastle, and Adjunct Fellow in Asian Studies at the University of Western Australia (2013-2016). She is currently the Treasurer of the Asia-Pacific Sociological Association. Professor Nilan is an experienced youth researcher, who has worked in Australia, Vietnam, Fiji and Indonesia. In the youth research field she focuses on school-to-work transitions, gender, class and popular culture. Her current research endeavours are focused in Indonesia. She has published numerous articles in refereed journals and contributed many book chapters to edited collections. She has been a co-author on four books. Professor Nilan is currently a Chief Investigator on an ARC-funded Discovery Grant: Fostering Pro-Environment Consciousness and Practice: Environmentalism, Environmentality and Environmental Education in Indonesia. She has been a Chief Investigator on four previous externally-funded project grants. Professor Nilan has supervised ten Ph.D and M.Phil theses to completion. In 2012 she received the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Supervision Excellence in the Faculty of Education and Arts. She was instrumental in developing the Graduate Certificate and Master of Social Change and Development. This program sequence currently has over 75 fee-paying postgraduate coursework students enrolled, including both on-campus international students and online distance education students. In 2010 Professor Nilan spent her sabbatical leave in Europe, where she spent four months teaching undergraduate Indonesian society and culture subjects to students at l'Universite de La Rochelle in France. She was also a research fellow at KITLV in Leiden during this period. Since 2005, Professor Nilan has worked in January each year as a member of the Jakarta Selection Team to interview AusAID-funded Australian Development Scholarship applicants for Indonesia.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 06/05/1994
  • Bachelor of Education, University of New England
  • Master of Education, University of New England

Research

Research keywords

  • Gender and Development
  • Identity and Popular Culture
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Social Change in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Youth

Research expertise

Dr Nilan has research expertise in the following fields: youth; gender and development; identity and popular culture; and school-to-work transition. She has expertise in mixed methods (quantitative and qualitative) research in Australia and in selected countries of the Asia-Pacific region. She has further expertise in working with large external, non-profit-making, organisations.

Languages

  • French
  • Indonesian

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
160899Sociology Not Elsewhere Classified80
200205Culture, Gender, Sexuality15
170199Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified5

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Member - Asia-Pacific Sociological Association
  • Member - Asian Studies Association of Australia
  • Member - International Sociology Association
  • Member - The Australian Sociology Association

Awards

Research Award.

1990Award for Outstanding Educational Research
New South Wales Institute of Educational Research (Australia)
1989Commonwealth Postgraduate Study Award for Masters Degree
Commonwealth Government (Australia)

Invitations

Suzie Handajani, Globalizing Local Girls: The Representation of Adolescents in Indonesian Female Teen Magazines
University of Western Australia, Australia (Research Masters Examiner.)
2005
‘The Construction of Women in Post-New Order Indonesian Cinema’
Curtin University, Australia (Research Masters Examiner.)
2006
‘The Quest for Indonesian Islam: Contestation and Consensus Concerning Veiling’
Australian National University, Australia (PHD Examiner.)
2007
‘In the System but Out of Place: Understanding Street-Frequenting Young People in Suva, Fiji’
University of Queensland, Australia (PHD Examiner.)
2007
‘Muslim Youth in Hong Kong’
University of Queensland, Australia (PHD Examiner.)
2008
‘Riding the Global Wave: Male Youth, Tourist Encounters and Subcultural Formation in Kerala, South India’
University of Wollongong, Australia (PHD Examiner.)
2009
‘Challenging Stereotypes: Young Gays and Lesbians in Indonesia’
Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands (Invited Presenter)
2010
‘The Future of Youth Sociology: Global Doubts’
The Australian Sociological Association conference, Macquarie University, Australia (Invited Presenter)
2011
draft Asia-Pacific Human Development Report on Gender, Power and Voice in the Asia-Pacific region
UNDP, Thailand (External Reviewer - Programs.)
2009

Collaboration

Dr Nilan has conducted research collaboration with fellow investigators in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, France and The Netherlands. She has collaborated on research projects and initiatives with researchers from the following academic and research institutions:

Australian National University

University of Western Australia

La Trobe University

Wollongong University

Fiji University of Technology (Fiji)

Universitas Hasannudin (Indonesia)

Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (Indonesia)

Universitas Sebelas Maret (Indonesia)

Universitas Indonesia

L'Universite de La Rochelle (France)

KITLV (Leiden, The Netherlands)

Dr Nilan has also conducted applied research and scholarship in conjunction with the following:

Department of Immigration and Citizenship (Australia)

Australian Agency for International Development (Australia)

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Dr Nilan has had extensive administration and governance expertise in universities. In administration, she was Convenor of the Graduate Certificate and Master of Social Change and Development postgraduate coursework programs for six years. In governance, she has been Deputy Dean (2 years), elected Faculty member of Academic Senate (3 years), Deputy Head of School for Research Training (3 years). She is currently Assistant Dean for Research and Research Training in the Faculty of Education and Arts (2 year appointment).

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Development Studies
  • Introductory Sociology

Teaching expertise

Dr Nilan has teaching expertise in the subjects of Introductory Sociology, Social Theory, Research Methodology, Youth Studies, Gender and Development, Indonesian Society and Culture.

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Nilan PM, 'Contemporary masculinities and young men in Indonesia', Indonesia and the Malay World, 37 327-344 (2009) [C1]
2009Nilan PM, 'The 'spirit of education' in Indonesian Pesantren', British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30 219-232 (2009) [C1]
2008Nilan PM, 'Youth transitions to urban, middle-class marriage in Indonesia: Faith, family and finances', Journal of Youth Studies, 11 65-82 (2008) [C1]
2001Nilan PM, 'Gendered Dreams:Women Watching 'Sinetron' (Soap Operas) on Indonesian TV', Indonesia and the Malay World, 29 (84) 85-98 (2001) [C1]
1999Nilan PM, ''You're Hopeless I Swear to God': Shifting masculinities in classroom talk', Gender and Education, 12:1 53-68 (1999) [C1]
1999Nilan PM, 'Young People and Globalizing Trends in Vietnam', Journal of Youth Studies, 2:3 353-370 (1999) [C1]

Publications

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Book (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Parker L, Nilan PM, Adolescents in Contemporary Indonesia, Routledge, Abingdon, Ox, 205 (2013) [A1]
2007Nilan PM, Julian R, Germov JB, Australian Youth: Social and Cultural Issues, Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, 272 (2007) [A2]

Co-authors: John Germov

Chapter (17 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Nilan PM, Demartoto A, Wibowo A, 'Youthful Warrior Masculinities in Indonesia', Masculinities in a Global Era, Springer, New York 69-84 (2014) [B1]
2014Nilan PM, 'Studying Muslim Masculinities in Indonesia and Australia', Studying Islam in practice, Routledge, London 102-112 (2014)
2013Nilan PM, 'Une nouvelle identité chez les jeunes Javanais?', Enjeux Identitaires, Indes savantes, Paris 61-77 (2013) [B1]
2012Nilan PM, 'Hybridity', Keywords in youth studies: Tracing affects, movements, knowledges, Routledge, New York 252-257 (2012) [B1]
2012Nilan PM, 'Young women and everyday media engagement in Muslim Southeast Asia', Women and the media in Asia: The precarious self, Palgrave Macmillan, London 100-143 (2012) [B1]
2011Nilan PM, 'Youth transitions and youth culture', Public Sociology: An Introduction to Australian Society, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW 109-124 (2011) [B2]
2009Nilan PM, Donaldson M, Howson R, 'Indonesian muslim masculinities in Australia', Migrant Men: Critical Studies of Masculinities and the Migration Experience, Routledge, London 172-189 (2009) [B1]
2008Nilan PM, Utari P, 'Meanings of work for female media and communication workers', Women and Work in Indonesia, Routledge, London 136-154 (2008) [B1]
2008Nilan PM, 'Muslim media and youth in globalizing Southeast Asia', Media Consumption and Everyday Life in Asia, Routledge, London 45-58 (2008) [B1]
2007Nilan PM, Utari P, 'Media and communications work in Indonesia: Transformation and challenges for women', Globalisation and Work in Asia, Chandos Publishing, Oxford, United Kingdom 225-248 (2007) [B1]
2007Nilan PM, 'Youth culture', Public Sociology: An Introduction to Australian Society, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest 111-127 (2007) [B2]
2006Nilan PM, 'The reflexive youth culture of devout Muslim youth in Indonesia', Global Youth? Hybrid identities, plural worlds, Routledge, London 91-110 (2006) [B1]
2006Nilan PM, 'Mediating the Entrepreneurial Self: Romance Texts and Young Indonesian Women', Medi@sia: Global media/tion in and out of context, Routledge, London 62-81 (2006) [B1]
2005Nilan PM, 'The Viability of Aid Scholarship-Funded Study in Australian Universities: The Case of Indonesia', Internationalizing Higher Education : critical explorations of pedagogy and policy, Springer, Berlin 159-180 (2005) [B1]
2004Nilan PM, ''Reality TV'? School Students and Popular Culture', Sociology of Education - Possibilities and Practices, Social Science Press, Melbourne 306-321 (2004) [B1]
2003Nilan PM, 'The Social Meanings of Media for Indonesian Youth', Globalisation, Culture and Inequality in Asia, Trans Pacific Press, Melbourne 168-190 (2003) [B1]
2000Nilan PM, 'I Was Never a Dress Person: Lesbian Stories from the Newcastle/Hunter Region', Out in the Valley: Hunter Gay and lesbian Histories, Newcastle Region Public Library, Newcastle 336 (2000) [B1]
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Journal article (50 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Demartoto A, Nilan P, Germov J, Broom A, 'Indonesian Men's Contrasting Perceptions of How to Deal with Local Violence', Asian Journal of Criminology, 9 125-142 (2014) [C1]
2013Nilan P, Demartoto A, Broom A, 'Masculinity, Violence and Socioeconomic Status in Indonesia', Culture, Society and Masculinities, 5 3-20 (2013) [C1]
2013Lovat TJ, Nilan P, Hosseini Faradonbeh S, Samarayi I, Mansfield M, Alexander W, 'Discrimination in the Labour Market: Exposing Employment Barriers among Muslim Jobseekers in Australia', Issues in Social Science, 1 53-73 (2013) [C1]
2013Lovat T, Nilan P, Hosseini SAH, Samarayi I, Mansfield MM, Alexander W, 'Australian Muslim Jobseekers: Equal Employment Opportunity and Equity in the Labor Market', Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 33 435-450 (2013) [C1]
2013Broom A, Sibbritt D, Nayar KR, Nilan PM, Kirby E, 'What factors predict exposure to caste, political and religious violence in India? A cross - Sectional survey of 1000 Indian men', Asian Social Science, 9 1-8 (2013) [C1]
2012Nilan PM, Demartoto A, 'Patriarchal residues in Indonesia: Respect accorded senior men by junior men', European Journal of Social Sciences, 31 279-293 (2012) [C1]
2012Nilan PM, 'Young, Muslim and looking for a job in Australia', Youth Studies Australia, 31 48-60 (2012) [C1]
2012Broom A, Sibbritt DW, Nayar KR, Doron A, Nilan PM, 'Men's experiences of family, domestic and honour-related violence in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, India', Asian Social Science, 8 3-10 (2012) [C1]
2012Nilan PM, Samarayi I, Lovat TJ, 'Female Muslim jobseekers in Australia: Liminality, obstacles and resilience', International Journal of Asian Social Science, 2 682-692 (2012) [C1]
2011Nilan PM, 'Obstacles facing young Muslim jobseekers in Australia', Sociology Study, 1 58-64 (2011) [C1]
2011Harris MA, Nilan PM, Kirby ER, 'Risk and risk management for Australian sex workers', Qualitative Health Research, 21 386-398 (2011) [C1]
2011Artini LP, Nilan PM, Threadgold SR, 'Young Indonesian cruise workers, symbolic violence and international class relations', Asian Social Science, 7 3-14 (2011) [C1]
2011Nilan PM, Demartoto A, Wibowo A, 'Young men and peer fighting in Solo, Indonesia', Men and Masculinities, 14 470-490 (2011) [C1]
2011Nilan PM, Parker L, Bennett L, Robinson K, 'Indonesian youth looking towards the future', Journal of Youth Studies, 14 709-728 (2011) [C1]
2011Nilan PM, 'Youth sociology must cross cultures', Youth Studies Australia, 30 20-26 (2011) [C1]
2011Nilan PM, 'Book review: Maskulinitas: Culture, gender and politics in Indonesia', Anthropological Forum, 21 210-211 (2011) [C3]
2011Nilan P, 'Maskulinitas: Culture, gender and politics in Indonesia', ANTHROPOLOGICAL FORUM, 21 210-211 (2011) [C3]
2009Nilan PM, 'The 'spirit of education' in Indonesian Pesantren', British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30 219-232 (2009) [C1]
2009Nilan PM, 'Contemporary masculinities and young men in Indonesia', Indonesia and the Malay World, 37 327-344 (2009) [C1]
2009Nilan PM, 'Indigenous Fijian female pupils and career choice: Explaining generational gender reproduction', Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 29 29-43 (2009) [C1]
2009Threadgold SR, Nilan PM, 'Reflexivity of contemporary youth, risk and cultural capital', Current Sociology, 57 47-68 (2009) [C1]
2009Nilan PM, 'Communication as culture', Jurnal Kommunikasi Massa, 2 165-171 (2009) [C2]
2009Feixa C, Nilan PM, 'Una joventut global? Identitats hibrides, mons plurals', Revista d'Educacio Social, 43 13-27 (2009) [C2]
2009Nilan PM, 'Handbook of critical and indigenous methodologies', Qualitative Health Research, 19 1788-1789 (2009) [C3]
2008Nilan PM, 'Youth transitions to urban, middle-class marriage in Indonesia: Faith, family and finances', Journal of Youth Studies, 11 65-82 (2008) [C1]
2008Nilan PM, Broom A, Demartoto A, Doron A, Nayar KR, Germov JB, 'Masculinities and violence in India and Indonesia: Identifying themes and constructs for research', Journal of Health and Development, 4 209-228 (2008) [C1]

Co-authors: John Germov

2008Tiyanto D, Pawito, Nilan PM, Hastjarjo S, 'Perceptions of Indonesian politics in the run-up to the 2009 general election', Asian Social Science, 4 107-117 (2008) [C1]
2007Dunn M, Nilan PM, 'Balancing economic and other discourses in the internationalization of higher education in South Africa', International Review of Education, 53 265-281 (2007) [C1]
2006Nilan PM, Cavu P, Tagicakiverata I, Hazelman E, 'White collar work: Career ambitions of Fiji final year school students', International Education Journal, 7 895-905 (2006) [C1]
2005Nilan PM, 'Popular Music and Dance in Urgan Fiji', Perfect Beat: the pacific journal of research into contemporary music and popular culture, 7 20-35 (2005) [C1]
2005Nilan PM, Utari P, 'When Discriminatory Employment Practices Persist: Female Media Workers in Indonesia', Pandora's Box: Special Issue - Women of the world, N/A 27-37 (2005) [C2]
2004Nilan PM, 'The risky future of youth politics in Indonesia', R I M A: Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs: a semi-annual survey of political, economic, social and cultural aspects of Indonesia and Malaysia, 38 173-194 (2004) [C1]
2004Nilan PM, Threadgold SR, 'Young People, Habitus and Opinions about Politics', Melbourne Journal of Politics, 29 96-1113 (2004) [C1]

Co-authors: Steven Threadgold

2004Utari P, Nilan PM, 'The lucky few: Female graduates of communication studies in the Indonesian media industry', Asia Pacific Media Educator, 15 63-79 (2004) [C1]
2004Nilan PM, 'Culturas Globales', Revista de Estudios de Juventud, 64 39-48 (2004) [C1]
2003Nilan PM, 'Teachers' work and Schooling in Bali', International Review of Education, 49 563-584 (2003) [C1]
2003Nilan PM, 'Romance magazines, television soap operas and young Indonesian women', Review of INdonesial and Malaysian Affairs, 37 45-69 (2003) [C1]
2002Nilan PM, Dantes N, Komang Tantra D, Gede Widja I, 'Current problems and future possibilities in secondary school education and teacher training in Singaraja, Noth Bali', Jurnal Pendidikan Dan Pengajaran, 3 (35) 124-137 (2002) [C1]
2001Nilan PM, 'Gendered Dreams:Women Watching 'Sinetron' (Soap Operas) on Indonesian TV', Indonesia and the Malay World, 29 (84) 85-98 (2001) [C1]
2000Nilan PM, 'Representing Culture and Politics (or is it just entertainment?). Watching Indonesian TV in Bali', Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, 34 119-154 (2000) [C1]
1999Nilan PM, 'Young People and Globalizing Trends in Vietnam', Journal of Youth Studies, 2:3 353-370 (1999) [C1]
1999Nilan PM, ''You're Hopeless I Swear to God': Shifting masculinities in classroom talk', Gender and Education, 12:1 53-68 (1999) [C1]
1999Nilan PM, 'Book - Davis, Mark (1997) Gangland, Reviewed for Journal of Sociology 1999', Journal of Sociology, vol. 35, no. 1, 92-93 (1999) [C3]
1999Nilan P, 'Gangland: Cultural elites and the new generationalism', JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, 35 92-94 (1999)
1998Nilan PM, Arianu G, 'Women's Status in Marital Law within the Balinese Sociocultural Context', Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, 3, 1 59-74 (1998) [C1]
1998Nilan P, 'Australian families: A comparative perspective', JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, 34 71-72 (1998)
1998Nilan P, 'The company she keeps: An ethnography of girls' friendship', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 19 135-137 (1998)
1997Nilan P, 'Gender and changing educational management - Limerick,B, Lingard,B', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, 33 115-117 (1997)
1995NILAN P, 'NEGOTIATING GENDERED IDENTITY IN CLASSROOM DISPUTES AND COLLABORATION', DISCOURSE & SOCIETY, 6 27-47 (1995)
1992NILAN P, 'KAZZIES, DBTS AND TRYHARDS - CATEGORIZATIONS OF STYLE IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS TALK', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 13 201-214 (1992)
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Conference (18 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Nilan PM, 'Local and global identities in urban Indonesian youth gangs', Youth Cultures, Transitions, Belongings: Bridging the Gap in Youth Research, Brisbane (2012) [E3]
2012Nilan PM, Threadgold SR, 'The moral economy of the mosh pit: Straight edge, reflexivity and classification struggles', Youth Cultures & Subcultures: Australian Perspectives Symposium, Brisbane (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Steven Threadgold

2012Nilan PM, 'Bourdieu and the global south: Studies of youth in non-western contexts', Youth Cultures, Transitions, Belongings: Bridging the Gap in Youth Research, Brisbane (2012) [E3]
2011Nilan PM, 'Intergenerational family relations and career choice of young people in Indonesia', The Second ISA Forum of Sociology: Social Justice & Democratization Book of Abstracts, Buenos Aires (2011) [E3]
2011Nilan PM, Threadgold SR, 'Cruising into adulthood: Theorising young Indonesians and tourist liner service work', Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference: Local Lives/Global Networks, Newcastle, NSW (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Steven Threadgold

2010Nilan PM, 'Young Muslim jobseekers in Australia', 2010 TASA Conference. List of Abstracts, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2009Nilan PM, Broom A, Demartoto A, Doron A, Nayar KR, Germov JB, 'Masculinities and violence in Indonesia and India', 9th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Sociological Association (APSA), Bali, Indonesia (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: John Germov

2009Nilan PM, Parker L, Robinson K, Bennett L, 'Ambivalent adolescents in Indonesia: Social trends', Growing Up in Indonesia: Experience and Diversity in Youth Transitions: Workshop, Canberra, ACT (2009) [E3]
2009Nilan PM, 'Javanese youth and the influence of Islam on everyday life', 9th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Sociological Association (APSA), Bali, Indonesia (2009) [E3]
2009Nilan PM, 'Nongkrong di Mall: Muslim youth interaction in Solo', Growing Up in Indonesia: Experience and Diversity in Youth Transitions: Workshop, Canberra, ACT (2009) [E3]
2008Nilan PM, 'Can we apply class analysis to Indonesian youth?', Re-imagining Sociology, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E1]
2008Harris MA, Southgate EL, Bowe SJ, Nilan PM, 'The health and lifestyle of sex workers in a regional city on Australia', International Nursing Research Conference: Facing the Challenge of Health Care Systems in Transition. Abstracts, Jerusalem, Israel (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Erica Southgate

2007Nilan PM, 'Fijian female youth: School-to-work/career transitions', TASA & SAANZ Joint Conference Proceedings, Auckland (2007) [E1]
2006Nilan PM, 'Straight Edge as an Australian Youth Subculture', TASA 2006 Conference Proceedings, University of Western Australia & Murdoch Universi (2006) [E1]
2005Nilan P, 'Impacts of Aid Scholarship-Funded Study in Australian Universities: The Case of Indonesia', Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society Conference, Armidale (2005) [E4]
2004Nilan PM, Threadgold SR, 'How do young people define the good life? Comparing data from Australia, Fiji and Indonesia', TASA 2004 Conference Proceedings, La Trobe University (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: Steven Threadgold

2003Nilan PM, Threadgold S, 'Using Bourdieu to Look at Young People and Politics', TASA 2003 Conference, University of New England (2003) [E4]
2001Nilan PM, Darab SK, ''Half the time I go to work feeling like I've already worked a full day':Time and Women's Unpaid Work', Proceedings of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA), The University of Sydney (2001) [E1]
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Report (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Lovat TJ, Mitchell WF, Nilan PM, Hosseini Faradonbeh SA, Cook B, Samarayi I, Mansfield MM, 'Australian Muslim Jobseekers: Labour Market Experience, Job Readiness, and the Relative Effectiveness of Employment Support Services. A research report', Australia. Dept. of Immigration and Citizenship., 215 (2011) [R1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants21
Total funding$546,017

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2014 (1 grants)

Network for Youth Research Outside the Northern Metropole$15,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan, Doctor Steven Threadgold, Conjoint Professor Andy Furlong, Doctor David Farrugia, Doctor Julia Coffey, Doctor Hedda Askland, Doctor Lena Rodriguez
SchemeRole
Strategic Networks GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020142014
GNo:G1400957

2013 (2 grants)

Fostering Pro-Environment Consciousness and Practice: Environmentalism, Environmentality and Environmental Education in Indonesia$105,290
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Lynette Parker, Dr Gregory Acciaioli, Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$105,29020132015
GNo:G1300047

Central Contribution to Faculty Peer Review - FEA$27,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$27,00020132013
GNo:G1301327

2012 (1 grants)

FT13 Future Fellowship External Applicant Support - FEA$16,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$16,00020122012
GNo:G1201219

2011 (1 grants)

Violence, Gender and NGO Initiatives in Indonesia and Sri Lanka$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan, Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Linkage Pilot Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020112011
GNo:G1101068

2009 (2 grants)

Masculinities and violence in Indonesia and India$116,526
Funding Body: AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan, Professor John Germov, Dr Alexander Broom
SchemeRole
AusAID Development Research AwardsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$116,52620092010
GNo:G0189470

The Job Readiness of Muslim Jobseekers and the Relative Effectiveness of Employment Support Services in Australia$88,000
Funding Body: Department of Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs

Project Team
Emeritus Professor Terry Lovat, Emeritus Professor Bill Mitchell, Professor Pamela Nilan, Doctor Seyed Abdolhamed Hosseini Faradonbeh, Doctor Beth Cook, Doctor Ibtihal Samarayi
SchemeRole
National Action Plan for fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$88,00020092009
GNo:G0190368

2008 (1 grants)

The Australian Sociological Association Conference, The University of Melbourne, 2/12/2008 - 5/12/2008$1,178
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,17820082008
GNo:G0189581

2006 (2 grants)

Ambivalent Adolescents in Indonesia$68,732
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$68,73220062009
GNo:G0186150

XVI ISA (International Sociology Association)World Congress of Sociology, 23-29 July 2006$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020062006
GNo:G0186461

2005 (1 grants)

The Impact of Popular Culture on Young People's Gender Roles and Identities in Fiji$5,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,50020052005
GNo:G0184719

2004 (1 grants)

The 6th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Sociological Association, 17-19 Septemeber 2004, Korea$1,370
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,37020042004
GNo:G0184787

2003 (2 grants)

Barriers and facilitators for HCV prevention among sex workers in the Hunter region.$65,890
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Doctor Erica Southgate, Professor Pamela Nilan, Professor Amanda Baker, Doctor Margaret Harris
SchemeRole
Non Government Organisation Grant ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$65,89020032003
GNo:G0183141

The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference New Times, New Worlds, New Ideas: Sociology Today and Tomorrow 4 to 6/12/03$380
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$38020032003
GNo:G0183711

2002 (2 grants)

Visit of Mr Asmaun Aziz, from 2 September 2002 to 8 November 2002$4,603
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,60320022002
GNo:G0181910

XV World Congress of Sociology, Brisbane 7-13 July 2002$976
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$97620022002
GNo:G0182029

2000 (2 grants)

Young People, Education, Politics and radical Change in North Bali - Stage 2$9,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,00020002000
GNo:G0178805

annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Sociological Association.$1,660
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,66020002000
GNo:G0180266

1999 (1 grants)

Young People, Education, Politics and Radical Change in North Bali.$5,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,50019991999
GNo:G0178131

1998 (1 grants)

International Conference on Vietnamese Studies and the Enhancement of International Cooperation, Vietnam, 15-17 July 1998$670
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$67019981998
GNo:G0180370

1996 (1 grants)

Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of Sociology - Philippines - 28-31 May$342
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$34219961996
GNo:G0176310
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions8
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL3.58

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorAn Exploration of the Construction of Female Queer Identities Across Australian Punk and Hardcore Music Scenes
20142018PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorA Critical Exploration of the Behaviour of Young People Online: The Creation of Networked Selves, Resilience and Cyberbullying
20142018PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorWhen the Living Spaces are Ours: Investigating Environmental Activism Among Youth in Three Cities of Indonesia
20142018PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorThe Australian Correctional Officer: Emotion and Humour in Prison Work
20142017PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorMoral Panics and Intergenerational Conflict
20132017PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorCreative Musicians in Three Indonesian Cities: Making Transition to Adulthood through Entrepreneurial Activities and Mobility
20132021PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorOn the Streets: Youth Street Art in Yogyakarta as a Contemporary Assemblage
20072015PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Co-SupervisorThe Mental Health Experiences of Early Retired Males in the Hunter Region

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorExperiences of the 1996-2006 Civil Conflict in Nepal: Narratives of Engagement of Tamangs (Indigenous People) and Buhan-Chhetris (Non-Indigenous People)
2012PhD (Education)Principal SupervisorTVET in Fiji: Attitudes, Perceptions and Discourses
2011PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Co-SupervisorCultural Rules and Patterning in Food Systems and Nutrition of the Orang Asli Temiar: The Indigenous People of Peninsular Malaysia
2010PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorCompeting Discourses of Female Empowerment for School-Age Girls: Michel Foucault's Analytics of Power as a Theoretical Framework
2009PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorBack to the Future, for Better or Worse? Meanings of Marriage for Young Women in the Lower Hunter Region, Australia
2009PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Principal SupervisorYouth and Habitus at Three Australian Schools: Perceptions of Ambitions, Risks and the Future in Reflexive Modernity
2007Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorSingle Mothers
2007PhD (Sociology & Anthropology)Sole SupervisorThe Complexity of Labour Market Inequalities: Gendered Subjectivity, Material Circumstances and Young Women's Aspirations
2006Honours Tourism
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorThe Meanings of Leisure for Women who have Survived Domestic Violence
2006Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorExperiences of ESL Teachers in Thailand
2005Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorBisexuality and Sex Education in New South Wales Schools
2005PhD (Comm & Media Arts)Principal SupervisorThe Gap between Indonesian Media Training and the Profession: Factors Affecting Young Women in Communication Studies and Media Careers
2004PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorAll the comforts of home? A critical ethnography of residential aged care in New Zealand
2003PHD Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorWomen Workers and the Informal Economy
2002Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorYouth Subcultures in Two Goth Nighclubs
2002Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorYoung People, Risk and Political Awareness
2001Masters Sociology
University of Newcastle
Co-SupervisorYoung People and Citizenship
1999Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Co-SupervisorYoung Women and Surfing in Newcastle
1999Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorWhy do Women Choose to Remain Childless?
1998Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorYoung Women and the Negotiation of Sexual Risk
1998Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorThe Enabling Characteristics of Hospital-Based Specialist Nursing Education
1997Honours Sociology
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorWomen Managing their Households
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Professor Pamela Nilan

Work Phone(02) 4921 5912
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PositionProfessor
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaSociology and Anthropology
Office
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Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/pamela-nilan