Susan completed her PhD in the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University in 2015. Her research and teaching specialties focus on gender, sociology, contemporary Australia, terrorism, and Islam in the modern world.
Susan hosted the “Assumptions” series on ABC’s Radio National, and in 2012 she was named on the 20 Most Influential Australian Female Voices list by The Age. She has also been listed on the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World list, and as a “Muslim Leader of Tomorrow” by the UN Alliance of Civilizations. She is a regular paper reviewer on ABC TV’s News Breakfast, and has appeared on the Agony series, Q&A, Studio Ten, The Circle, Sunrise, The Einstein Factor, and Compass, as well as on numerous occasions on commercial and public radio.
Her writing has appeared in various local and international newspapers, academic journals, websites, and anthologies.
Susan’s first monograph “Fighting Hislam” was published by Melbourne University Publishing in 2017, and “The Research Process (6th edition)“, co-authored with Professor Gary Bouma, was also published in 2016 by Oxford University Press.
Susan Carland's Articles
Episode 25: We Need Some Space
What if we stop exploring space? This theme will look at why space exploration not only helps us understand how we came to exist, but can also help us solve some of the biggest challenges we face here on earth. We'll talk to experts ranging from astronomers to architects about why it's vital we keep exploring beyond the earth.
Episode 24: Renewables - Power To The People
In this episode of the What Happens Next? podcast we’re talking practical steps for embracing renewable energy in our own lives.
Episode 23: Renewables - Getting the green light
We're discussing how we can solve some of the challenges of getting renewable energy from solar, wind farms and hydro back into the grid.
Episode 22: Power Trip
Could climate change make homes uninsurable? Have we missed our window on energy policy? Dr Susan Carland finds out, on the latest episode of the What Happens Next? podcast.
Episode 21: Who's a Good Boy
On this episode, we’ll hear a more positive perspective – how masculinity is changing, and how men are being encouraged to change past patterns of behaviour.
Episode 20: Nice Guise
On this episode we’ll hear a more positive perspective – how masculinity is changing, and how men are being encouraged to change past patterns of behaviour.