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 6: How Many Slaves Work for You?
We can all take action to help curb modern slavery. Find out the dos and don’ts when it comes to shrinking your slavery footprint in the latest episode of ‘What Happens Next?’.
Episode 4: Swipe Right For Slavery
Approximately 40 million people worldwide are enslaved in some way. And if you believe your hands are clean, you’re wrong. Listen to the latest podcast.
Episode 5: When Slavery’s Not A Crime
International legislation is still catching up with the realities of modern slavery. In today’s episode, we’ll meet the law students who want to change it.
Episode 3: The Mess We're In
We’re not going to recycle our way out of this one. It takes awareness and education to change our behaviours surrounding waste. Find out what you can do.
Episode 2: No Time to Waste
In this episode we talk to a campaigner who forced a major supermarket to better consider sustainability in its promotions and discover how marketing research can help organisations do it better.