Expert Reference Group

All Together Now is advised on racism issues by a reference group of academics and researchers in social science, psychology and health.

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PROFESSOR KEVIN DUNN


Kevin Dunn is Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Psychology and Professor in Human Geography and Urban Studies, and commenced this position at UWS in May 2008. He was formerly at the University of NSW (1995-2008), and the University of Newcastle (1991-1995). His areas of research include: immigration and settlement; Islam in Australia; the geographies of racism; and local government and multiculturalism. He teaches cultural and social geography, migration and urban studies. Recent books include Landscapes: Ways of Imagining the World (2003) and Introducing Human Geography: Globalisation, Difference and Inequality (2000).

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ANNE PEDERSEN


An applied social/community psychologist whose main interests involve prejudice against different cultural groups – in particular asylum seekers, Indigenous Australians and Muslim Australians. She currently teaches Psychology: Culture & Community and Introduction to Applications of Psychology at Murdoch University. Her projects at the moment include prejudice and bystander action with respect to Indigenous Australians, community attitudes towards Muslim men and women, intergroup ideologies (e.g., colour-blindness; assimilation; multiculturalism), what predicts asylum seeker and refugee policy, and the moral foundations of attitudes towards Middle-Eastern Australians. Anne is currently a member of the national Challenging Racism Project with responsibility for Western Australia as well as a Member of the Board of Directors of IATO (I Am The Other) since August 2013.

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PROFESSOR YIN PARADIES


Dr Yin Paradies is a Professor at Deakin University. He is an international expert in social, economic and health impacts of racism, as well as anti-racism theory, policy and practice.

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PROFESSOR ANDREW JAKUBOWICZ


Andrew Jakubowicz is Professor of Sociology at the University of Technology Sydney. He has an Honours degree in Government from Sydney University and a PhD from UNSW. Since the early 1970s he has been involved in action research and race relations, and has been centrally involved in the development of materialist theories of cultural diversity. He has taught at universities in the USA, Europe and Asia, and was the foundation director of the Centre for Multicultural Studies at the University of Wollongong. He has published widely on ethnic diversity issues, disability studies and media studies. In 1994 he led the research team that produced “Racism Ethnicity and the Media (Allen and Unwin), and more recently has been involved in multimedia documentaries such as Making Multicultural Australia (1999-2004) andThe Menorah of Fang Bang Lu (2001-2002).

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DR NAOMI PRIEST


Naomi is a Senior Research Fellow in child public health and health inequalities and leader of the Anti-Racism and Diversity Studies Program, McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing. Her current research is focused on addressing child health inequalities through combating racism and promoting diversity and inclusion. This includes social epidemiology and qualitative research to understand the effects of racism on child and youth health and wellbeing, how children develop racial/ethnic attitudes and intercultural understanding, as well as developing, implementing and evaluating anti-racism interventions with children and young people. She also leads research examining community attitudes towards cultural diversity and experiences of racism among adults from majority and minority backgrounds.

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DR JACQUELINE NELSON


Dr Jacqueline Nelson is a Senior Research Officer on the Challenging Racism Project at the University of Western Sydney. She conducts research on anti-racism theory, policy and practice, with a particular interest in denial of racism, bystander anti-racism and ethnic discrimination in housing and employment.

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Dr KATE BARRELLE


As a clinical and forensic psychologist Kate initially worked therapeutically with people in community and hospital settings. This continued in private practice where she also did forensic assessments & treatment, and was a frequent expert witness in court. She then worked for the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade for nine years. Kate did the St James Ethics Centre’s program in Ethical Leadership, participated in the Prime Minister’s 2020 Summit, and attended a Summer Intensive in Political Psychology at Stanford. She is the co-founder of STREAT, a social enterprise in Melbourne Australia that sells food and coffee to the public whilst providing hospitality training, employment and intensive social support to homeless & disadvantaged youth (see www.streat.com.au). Kate now consults in areas various areas of applied psychology, including disengagement which is about helping people after they have left violent or extreme groups. She has just completed her Phd in this area.