School of Social Sciences

Public Event: Keeping Perpetrators in View: How do we see the ‘Web of Accountability’?

You can now watch a recording of the ‘Keeping Perpetrators in View: How do we see the ‘Web of Accountability’?’ event and access the presentation slides on our Community Engagement webpage. On 8 February 2018, ANROWS and the Monash University Gender and Family Violence Focus Program hosted a panel event with international perpetrator and family violence experts Professor Amanda Robinson (Cardiff…

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Image-based abuse study goes international

A new Images of Me study will explore the nature and impact of ‘revenge porn’ in Australia as well as in New Zealand and the UK. The study  follows on from research undertaken last year by Dr Asher Flynn from Monash Criminology with Associate Professor Nicola Henry and Dr Anastasia Powell, which found that one in five…

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Teaching Award for Monash Criminology’s Asher Flynn and Mary Iliadis

Monash Criminology’s Dr Asher Flynn and Dr Mary Iliadis have been awarded the 2017 Faculty of Arts Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning for innovative and sustained contributions to teaching and supporting students in Criminology, and for fostering a sense of ownership, independence and engagement in student learning. Asher Flynn and Mary Iliadis have…

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Dr Mary Iliadis launches her academic career

Soon after the conferral of her PhD, Dr Mary Iliadis is about to commence an ongoing teaching and research position at Deakin University and is looking forward to a promising career in academia. Mary commenced her PhD at Monash in January 2014 on an Australian Postgraduate Award. Throughout her candidature, Mary was incredibly enthusiastic, driven…

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Criminology and Theatre Performance with Edan Goodall

Edan Goodall is a Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Criminology with a minor in Theatre Performance. In this interview, Edan shares his experiences with these two study areas and how he has combined them to address injustices in Australia; the major opportunities with Monash CTP and MUST; and his phenomenal trip with Monash Alumni through Monash’s Global Discovery Program.

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Monash Arts expertise in the media

Monash University’s expertise will reach a wider audience in 2018 as one of our political scientists returns to ABC Radio in a fortnightly segment to talk about politics. Dr Zareh Ghazarian, from the School of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Arts, will feature in a regular segment where he will engage with talkback callers and tweeters and unpack the political machinations of the day.

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The Faculty of Arts Teaching and Learning Awards and Citations 2017

As a Faculty, we have had an excellent year of achievement in education. Both Dr Jonathan McIntosh and Associate Professor Kirsten McLean were recipients of Australian Awards for University teaching and we had unprecedented success in the Vice Chancellor awards with five recipients across the education categories. Vice Chancellor’s awards Dr James Roffee, Vice Chancellor’s Award for…

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Finally, police are taking family violence as seriously as terrorism

A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence. AAP/Joe Castro   This article was written by Monash Gender and Family Violence key researchers: Jude McCulloch, Professor of Criminology; JaneMaree Maher, Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research, Sociology; Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Senior Lecturer in Criminology; and Sandra Walklate, Professor…

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Gender, equality and family violence prevention: interview with Professor JaneMaree Maher

If 80% of violence by adolescents is by sons against their mothers – what does this tell us about gender and equality and the prevention of family violence? As part of Monash Arts Researchers podcast series, Professor JaneMaree Maher shares her research with Monash’s Gender and Family Violence research team and their recommendations. The projects are playing a key role in the implementation of the recommendations from the world-first Royal Commission into Family Violence as tabled in Victorian parliament in 2016.

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