Adjunct Professor of Sociology
His research interests include cosmopolitanism, migration, ethnicity, nationalism, globalisation and culture, and life pathways. He is the author of four books: Long-distance Nationalism, 1999; Constructing Singapore (with Michael Barr, 2008; translated into Arabic, 2013); The Sociology of Cosmopolitanism (with Gavin Kendall and Ian Woodward, 2009); and Cosmopolitanism: Uses of the Idea (with Ian Woodward, 2013). He is also widely published in a number of scholarly journals including the British Journal of Sociology, Sociological Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and Theory, Culture and Society.
Professor Skrbiš is the principal chief investigator on the multi-wave ARC Discovery Project titled ‘Social Futures and Life Pathways of Young People in Queensland’ (ourlives.org.au).