Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett

Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and interdisciplinary researcher in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia. Helen is also Research Associate of the Center on Violence at West Virginia University, US and member of the Victorian Government Research Institute on Social Cohesion (RIOSC). Helen holds a BA (Psychology and Humanities), BA (Hons in Sociology, First Class) and PhD from Monash. She was an Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow (2010-2013). Her interdisciplinary work focuses on human security, migration, cultural diversity, education and social cohesion. Dr Forbes-Mewett also holds the following roles:

♦ Program Leader, Immigration and Social Cohesion in the Centre for Social & Population Research.

♦ Sociology Representative on SoSS Research Committee

♦ Sociologists at Monash S@M Research Network Coordinator

♦ Member of the Communities’ Council on Ethnic Issues (Eastern Region) Inc.

♦ Member of the Victorian Government Research Institute on Social Cohesion (RIOSC)


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Research by engagement to better understand our communities

♦ Personal stories from regional Australia: The Latrobe Valley & the Liverpool Plains S@M Seminar 2016 – REGIONAL PANEL FLYER

Presentation: Evidence based on campus policing, Sydney, June 2016

Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett Awarded MPA Supervisor of the Year 2015



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