Associate Professor Jo Lindsay

Associate Professor Jo Lindsay is in the Sociology discipline in the School of Social Sciences (SoSS). Jo specialises in the sociology of families, consumption and the environment.

At Monash Jo leads the Research Impact Portfolio in the School of Social Sciences and is on the executive of Monash Infrastructure.  Nationally, Jo is on the board of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and as past president of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) she has a long term commitment to the association. Internationally, Jo is on the academic organising committee of the EcoCity world Summit 2017 and the International Sociological Association World Congress planned for 2022.

Recent media Water sensitive cities project, Names project

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  • To assist planners and local authorities in optimising the design and use of public parks, a team from Monash are developing an index for assessing park design and functionality on several dimensions, including environmental sustainability, amenity, quality, accessibility, levels of interaction and social cohesion. The Smart Park Index will rate how well a park’s design meets ... Read more
  • The honourable Jenny Macklin MP invited Jo Lindsay to participate in a policy development Roundtable in Brisbane with leaders from academia, the not for profit sector, and business to discuss current and emerging social policy issues in Australia. The roundtable assisted in developing and prioritising a set of policies that will help Australians better manage their ... Read more

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