|Present||Lecturer, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Arts and Social Sciences|
|2015 - 2017||Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ National Centre for Cultural Competence|
|2014 - 2015||Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Department of Peace and Conflict Studies|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2016 - Present||Member/Treasurer, Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS)||2014 - 2015||Executive Council member, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Council||2014 - 2015||Committee member, Religion, State and Society (RSS) Research Network||2013 - 2014||Consultant, Australian Anatolian Community Services||2007 - 2008||Executive Board Member, NSW Reconciliation Council|
Honors and Awards
- Excellence in Engagement (Community Impact) Award (2017) - Southern Cross University
- Excellence in Teaching Award (2015) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
- Excellence in Teaching Practice Award (2011) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
- University Medal (2005) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
- George Arnold Wood Prize in History (2002) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
|2007 - 2014||PhD, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Department of Peace and Conflict Studies|
|2011 - 2012||GradCertEdStud, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Office of Learning and Teaching|
|2002 - 2006||BA(Hons), University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences|
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Journal articles (2)
Affirming inclusive communities: supporting identification as 'locals' by former refugees in regional nsw New Community (2018)
This article is a practice example exploring the scope and impact of ‘I’m a Local…’, an initiative developed in partnership between a regional Australian university, a resettlement community organisation, local organisations and businesses, and members ...
Countering Islamophobic media representations: the potential role of peace journalism Global Media and Communication (2015)
Representations of Muslims in the Australian media have been routinely stereotyped; have failed to reflect the diversity of origin, outlook, and aspirations of Muslim Australians; and have negatively impacted perceptions of Islam and treatment of ...
Creative works (1)
Book reviews (2)
Representations of Muslims and Australian Federal Elections 2004-2007: Media reporting as a social artefact of political discourse (2013)
Previous studies have highlighted links between rising levels of ‘Islamophobic’ attitudes, increases in direct and structural violence towards Muslim individuals and communities, and the electoral success of the Howard Government in Australia. This thesis seeks ...