Professor of Sociology
Vice-Provost (Graduate Education)
Professor Zlatko Skrbiš is Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and a Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences. In his role as Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) he oversees all aspects of graduate research and graduate coursework education at Monash University. He is also an Honorary Professor in the School of Social Science at The University of Queensland, and an Honorary Monash-Warwick Professor.
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’ and a chief investigator on the ARC DP titled ‘Cosmopolitan Encounters in Contemporary Australia’.