The University of Newcastle, Australia

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Dr Hedda Askland

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Anthropology

Expertise: social anthropology; community and identity; migration and displacement; place and place attachment; coal, energy, resources and extraction; social and environmental impact (incl. SIA).

Associate Professor Caragh Brosnan

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: health and illness; medicine; complementary medicine; bioscience; professions; professional knowledge; professional identity; higher education; medical education

Professor Penny Jane Burke

Director, Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education and Global Innovation Chair of Equity
Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Ed

Sociology

Expertise: higher education; access and student experience; community wellbeing; culture and agency; governance, policy and practice

Dr Julia Coffey

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: sociology of health; youth studies; sociology of gender; sociology of the body; identity

Dr Julia Cook

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: futurity; housing; place; residential mobility; sociology of time; young adulthood; youth

Dr Kate Davies

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Human Services

Expertise: community development; disability; evaluation; international aid and development; mental health; peer support; service-user participation and lived experience; sociology of health

Dr Justin Ellis

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Criminology

Expertise: communications technology; LGBTIQ studies; accountability; digital media; journalism; legitimacy; policing; surveillance; vulnerable populations

Dr David Farrugia

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: sociology of youth; rural and regional sociology; sociology of space and place; homelessness

Professor Rosalind Gill

Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: work and labour; new technologies; practices of inequality; media and gender; intimacy and sexuality; identity and subjectivity.

Associate Professor Daniela Heil

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Anthropology

Expertise: social and cultural anthropology; medical anthropology; political economy of health; Indigenous health and wellbeing; body, personhood and self; surrogacy

Dr S. A. Hamed Hosseini

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: Post-capitalist Alternative Futures; Quantitative and Mixed Methods, Social movements including youth movements; Applied Social and Community Informatics, Sociology of information technologies and big data analytics, Social Psychology, Social wellbeing and well-living, Ethnic minorities and discrimination.

Dr Chris Krogh

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Human Services

Expertise: care-full human services practice; document research; ecological paradigm; evaluation; Gosford CBD reinvigoration

Dr Xanthe Mallett

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Criminology

Expertise: criminology; gendered crime; miscarriages of justice; media and crime; forensic anthropology; evidential evaluation

Professor Duncan McDuie-Ra

Professor of Urban Sociology
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: borderlands; cities; concrete; digital urbanism; environmental justice; frontiers; gender and masculinity; infrastructure; piracy and fakes; face and ethnicity; ruins; South Asia; technology; urbanization

Dr Kathleen McPhillips

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: religion and gender; sexual violence and trauma; sociology of child abuse; sociology of institutions; psychoanalysis and culture; sociology of mental health; politics of post-secularism and religion; feminist theory

Dr Kate Senior

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Anthropology

Expertise: public health and health services; Australian Aboriginal communities; health and wellbeing of Indigenous adolescents

Dr Ann Taylor

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: sociology of health and gender; professions, midwifery and childbirth; primary health care; qualitative methods

Dr Steven Threadgold

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Sociology

Expertise: youth sociology; class and inequality; youth transitions; youth culture; popular culture; Pierre Bourdieu; reflexivity and youth subjectivity; moral panic; consumer culture; risk and risk society