To protect, or provoke?
Until we tackle the perception that some minority groups are a threat to society, they'll continue to be subjected to intensive over-policing, leading to a fear of those serving to protect.
Racism and police militarisation
When police adopt a military philosophy, the community is divided into those to be protected, and those seen as a threat – and that's most often defined along racial lines.
Where sex and racism collide
Grindr is deleting its "ethnicity filter" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, but although digital apps are spaces for connection, online dating platforms often provide a safe space for racist attitudes.
Black lives matter in Australia, too
Rhetoric and hypocrisy can still be seen everywhere in the reconciliation space, and while protests are occurring across Australia in response to the #blacklivesmatter crisis in the US, we shouldn't ignore our own history.
Listening to, and living with, the land
John Bradley was just a teenager when his eyes and ears were opened to kincentric ecology and Indigenous knowledge.
The threat to those most vulnerable
There's deep concern for the impact a second or third COVID-19 wave could have on Indigenous Australians.
Counting the COVID-19 social cost
During this time of massive social upheaval, Monash sociologists explore how various community groups are faring.
Re-Cooking the first contact narrative
Research is exploring the relationships forged between Indigenous Australians and outside cultures long before Captain Cook's arrival.
Governing for the greater good
Governments need to assess the consequences of their actions against the wellbeing of the most at-risk from the social and economic costs of the policy response to the pandemic.
Sex, stress and unhappiness
Young Australian women are experiencing sexually-related personal distress, with one in five having at least one female sexual dysfunction.
Flagging a change
With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?
A champion for Aboriginal rights
William Cooper was in a league of his own, fighting for an Aboriginal voice in parliament and a treaty in the 1930s.
A message from the President and Vice-Chancellor
Monash continues to broaden its global influence with an extensive alumni network that's integral to its success.
A reckoning with history
Through the intensely personal theatre work of Tom Molyneux, we learn about an Indigenous soldier who served in World War I.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
ScoMo: The first hundred days
This week marks 100 days since Scott Morrison led the Liberal Party to a surprise election win. How's he fared so far?
A leap back in time
A Victorian site could hold the key to proving people lived in Australia 120,000 years ago, twice as long as first thought.
Inspiring agents of change
Indigenous activist William Cooper has motivated a new generation to make change in their communities by improving public health.
Tapping into change
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
Reimagining Australia Day
A day that is meant to bring everyone together to reflect on national identity, draws us down a dark alley of division.
Episode 11: The Australian identity debate
Australia once identified itself as the “lucky country”, a place where the “Aussie battler” was given a fair go, but can it still lay claim to this?
NT child detention: what's changed?
One year after the royal commission into Northern Territory child detention recommended big changes, little of substance has been done to tackle the problem by the NT Labor government.
More than words: preserving Indigenous languages
Monash Country Lines archive founder John Bradley is 38 years into a journey tracing and recording vanishing oral traditions in an Indigenous heartland.
A Nobel cause
Monash alumni’s first Nobel Laureate, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, has spent his life working to safeguard the future of human health.
Professor of History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
PhD Candidate in History
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor (Research), Clinical Epidemiology
Associate Professor of Criminology
Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) & Head, William Cooper Institute
Professor and Director, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Research Fellow, Sociology
Barbara Barbosa Neves
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Professor, Sociology, Associate Dean Enterprise, Arts Faculty
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Dean (Indigenous), MADA
Margaret Gardner AC
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
CEO, Youth Activating Youth
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Law