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Amanda Wise

Professor
Department of Sociology


Phone: +61 2 9850 8835

Research Interests Amanda's research interests include comparative work on global cities and diversity; materialities, civilities, and 'sensibilities' of urban life; multiculturalism and 'lived diversity' (especially 'everyday multiculturalism'); race and interethnic relations; social cohesion & integration; cultural attachments to and formations of place, especially in relation to multicultural cities; national and...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Andrew Burridge

Centre for Workforce Futures, Department of Geography and Planning


Phone: 0298507946

Dr. Andrew Burridge is a political geographer, based in the Department of Geography and Planning. He is the convenor of the interdisciplinary Refugee Studies undergraduate major offered at Macquarie University; co-convenor of the Migration, Mobilities, Diversity research stream; and co-convenor of the Cultural and Political Geography research cluster. He is...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Chris Lyttleton

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology


Phone: +61 2 9850 7783
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Dr Adele Garnier

Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations


I am a Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations. I was a Faculty Member at the Department from July 2017 to June 2020 and since July 2020 am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, Universite Laval, Canada. My research investigates the...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Banu Senay

Access Macquarie Limited, Department of Anthropology


Phone: 8120

I arrived at Macquarie in 2017, after a three-year post-doctoral fellowship in Anthropology at the University of Melbourne. I received my PhD from the Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University in 2010. ...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Bronwyn Carlson

Professor
Department of Indigenous Studies


Phone: +61 2 9850 8891

Professor Carlson is an Aboriginal woman who was born on and lives on D'harawal Country in NSW Australia. She is a scholar with both a national and international reputation in the field of Indigenous Studies. She has vast teaching and curriculum development experience and has published in scholarly journals, nationally...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Chris Vasantkumar

Department of Anthropology


Phone: +61 2 9850 9458

I have taught at Macquarie since 2015. I hold a BA in Religious Studies and Creative Writing from Princeton University (1996) and an MA (1998) and PhD (2006) in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to taking up a position at Macquarie, I was Associate Professor of...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Claudio Minca

Professor
Department of Geography and Planning


I am a human geographer with strong interest in cultural and political theory. My main research projects have focused on the geographies of tourism and travel and on the spatial theories of modernity, including conceptualizations of landscape, place and power. I have also written extensively on the relationship between space...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Daniel Ghezelbash

Associate Professor
Macquarie Law School, PVC (Learning & Teaching)


Phone: +61 2 9850 7042

Daniel's research focuses on comparative refugee and immigration law. He has a particular interest in the diffusion of restrictive asylum seeker policies across jurisdictions. This is the topic of his book, Refuge Lost: Asylum Law in an Interdependent World (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He has spent time as a Visiting Fellow at...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Fei Guo

Professor
Centre for Workforce Futures, Department of Management


Phone: +61 2 9850 8445

Fei Guo is a Professor in the Department of Management.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii in 1996 and was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship to conduct research at the Australian National University (ANU).  She has more than 20 years’ experience in teaching and conducting...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Hangyoung Lee

Department of Sociology


Phone: +61 2 9850 4114

Hang Young Lee’s research areas span social inequality, social stratification and mobility, economic sociology, and social networks. His research has centered on illuminating social processes that facilitate or constrain social mobility of individuals, more precisely the mechanism of cumulative advantage/disadvantage whereby the advantaged remain privileged, and the disadvantaged remain underprivileged....View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Joseph Pugliese

Professor
Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies


Phone: +61 2 9850 2162

Professor Joseph Pugliese, Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. KEY RESEARCH AREAS: Social justice, understood in the most expansive sense so that it includes the more-than-human world, is the superordinate term that encompasses the entirety of my research. Under this meta-rubric, my key fields of...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Jyhene Kebsi

Department of Sociology


Phone: 0298509491

Dr. Kebsi’s research and teaching focus on women and Islam, Arab feminism(s), transnational feminism(s), global literature and Arab women’s literature and cinema. Dr. Kebsi is affiliated with multiple transnational projects like the Human and Social Sciences Research Network Madaratmaarifia which is based at Tunis El-Manar University and the Literature, Environment, Gender and Human Rights (LEGH) Movement that is...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Kumiko Kawashima

Department of Sociology


Phone: +61 2 9850 7943

In her research to date, Kumiko has investigated the nexus between individual lives, labour and consumption in post-industrial contexts, as well as social transformation through the lens of transnational migration. Trained in qualitative methods, she particularly values ethnography as a way to observe everyday practices and approach questions that have...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Lucy Taksa

Professor
Centre for Workforce Futures, Department of Management, Macquarie Business School


Phone: +61 2 9850 4811

Lucy Taksa (PhD, University of NSW) is Professor of Management in Macquarie University’s the Faculty of Business and Economics. She joined Macquarie University in August 2009 as Head of the Department of Business, renamed the Department of Marketing and Management in 2011, a position she held until December 2014. In...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Maartje Roelofsen


I am a cultural geographer and an associate lecturer at the Department of Geography and Planning at Macquarie University. My background is in tourism studies and leisure studies and I have completed my doctoral degree in Human Geography at the University of Graz (Austria). I have a particular interest in...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Matt Withers

Department of Sociology


Phone: +61 2 9850 7284

Matt Withers is a research fellow within the Department of Sociology, having completed his PhD within the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney. His research is concerned with the developmental implications of temporary labour migration and remittances, both in Sri Lanka and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. His...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Meena Chavan

Centre for Workforce Futures, Department of Management


Phone: +61 2 9850 9026

DR MEENA CHAVAN Bcom, Mcom, PhD (International Business),SHEA Research Expertise: International Business /Management, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management, Cross-Cultural Management, Intercultural Management, Diversity Management, , Experiential & Engaged education. Meena holds the position of a Senior Lecturer, Program Director Master of International Business at the Macquarie Business School. Prior to academia, she worked...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Nicholas Harrigan

Department of Sociology


Phone: 0298508862

Dr Nicholas Harrigan is Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Sociology at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. His major areas of research include social networks, particularly networks of conflict; low wage migrant workers in Australia and Asia; and participatory approaches to social research. Before joining Macquarie University, he was Assistant Professor of Sociology...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Randa Abdel Fattah

Department of Sociology


Phone: 0298507095

Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University where she is undertaking an ARC (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award) project researching the generational impact of today’s social and political climate on Muslim and non-Muslim youth born into a post 9/11 world.  She is a...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Richard Carter-White

Department of Geography and Planning


Phone: +61 2 9850 8803

My research interests lie at the intersection of cultural and political geography, coalescing into three main themes: i) geographies of disaster, trauma and exception; ii) geographies of representation, testimony and performance; and iii) spatial philosophies of community, biopolitics and affect. These three themes are united by my abiding interest in...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Selvaraj Velayutham

Associate Professor
Access Macquarie Limited, Department of Sociology


Phone: +61 2 9850 4426
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