Professor Zlatko Skrbiš

Professor of Sociology
Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Zlatko Skrbiš is Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and a Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences. In his role as Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) he is responsible for Monash’s course and curriculum content, education policy, learning and teaching quality and student academic experience. He also oversees the university’s digital strategy, the Professions of the Future framework, graduate research policy and administration, supervisor training and the Monash Doctoral Program.

 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 CosmopolitanismUses of the Idea (with Ian Woodward, 2013). He is also widely published in a number of scholarly journals including the British Journal of SociologySociological ReviewEthnic 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’.