Speakers

Joshua Roose
Dr Joshua M. Roose is the Director of the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society at the Australian Catholic University. Joshua currently sits on the Australian Federal Attorney-General Department’s Panel of Experts for Countering Violent Extremism and the Victorian Government’s Department of Premier and Cabinet Expert Reference Group for the Research Institute on Social Cohesion...
Diarmaid Harkin
Dr Diarmaid Harkin is an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer in Criminology at Deakin University. His current research interests include cyber-policing, cyber-crime, the private security industry, and technology-facilitated forms of family violence. He is currently writing a book on the partnerships between family violence services and private security companies. Other projects he is...
Leanne Weber
Leanne Weber is Associate Professor of Criminology, co-Director of the Border Crossing Observatory and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. She researches border control and migration policing using criminological and human rights frameworks. Her books include The Routledge International Handbook on Criminology and Human Rights, 2017...
Mary Iliadis
Dr Mary Iliadis is a Lecturer in Criminology at Deakin University. Mary’s research adopts a socio-legal framework to examine, critique and impact legal policy concerning victims’ rights, with a particular focus on the rights afforded to victims of sexual violence. Mary’s research is international in its scope and explores the rights and protections afforded to victims...
Eileen Clark
Eileen Clarke came to sociology as a mature-aged student and spent 20 years working in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Wodonga campus of La Trobe University, where she taught a range of subjects including research methods and an introduction to academic writing. In 2009 she left full-time work and set up her own...
Dan Woodman
Associate Professor Dan Woodman is a sociologist of youth and social change at the University of Melbourne. He is President of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and Chair of the Organising Committee for Social Sciences Week.
Max Holleran
Dr Max Holleran is a scholar of social movements and urbanisation scholar. He has recently joined the University of Melbourne from New York University. His work on cities and politics has appeared in Australian Book Review, Boston Review, Contexts, Dissent, Los Angeles Review of Books, New Republic, Slate, and the Times Literary Supplement, as well as...
Heather Douglas
Heather Douglas is a Professor of Law, an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and the Australian Academy of Law. She is based at The Law School, University of Queensland. Heather has published widely on domestic violence and child protection. Her recent work under her...
John Keane
John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB), and Distinguished Professor at Peking University. He is renowned globally for his creative thinking about democracy. He is the Director and co-founder of the Sydney Democracy Network. He has contributed to The New York Times, Al Jazeera, the...
Mark Morri
A crime author and journalist who would be most commonly known for his published book ‘Remembering Anita Cobby’.
SSW 2018 Speakers
Mark Morri
A crime author and journalist
Greg Barton
Academic
Shanthi Robertson
Academic: Senior Research Fellow, Institute For Culture And Society
Academic: DECRA Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, Writer, Lawyer
Farida Fozdar
Academic: Sociologists - Deputy Head (Research), UWA School of Social Sciences
Deborah Lupton
Academic: Centenary Research Professor, Communication
Anthony Elliott
Academic: Dean of External Engagement
Joel McGregor
Associate Lecturer, PhD Candidate
Ben Lohmeyer
Critical youth sociologist and youth worker
Duncan McNab
Journalist & Author
Xanthé Mallett
Academic: Criminologist and forensic scientist
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