News and Events
Dr Sharon Quah and Dr Shawna Tang, recent PhD graduates in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, have both been awarded prestigious Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore.
Dr Susan Banki, a member of the Department’s Human Rights Team, has been awarded the Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence.
Associate Professor Nicola Piper and one of the Department’s PhD scholars, Sohoon Lee, were recently granted a consultancy by the UN to develop a backgrounder and issues paper for the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) deliberations concerning women migrant workers, especially women migrant domestic workers.
Forecasting the Onset of Genocide and Politicide: Annual Out-of-Sample Forecasts on a Global Dataset, 1988-2003
Our article “Forecasting the Onset of Genocide and Politicide: Annual Out-of-Sample Forecasts on a Global Dataset, 1988-2003” has been accepted by the Journal of Peace Research, with expected publication in July 2013 [http://jpr.sagepub.com/].
Benjamin Goldsmith has received a Medium Grant from the Electoral Integrity Project to investigate “Authoritarian Elections, Electoral Integrity, and Political Violence”
Felix Eldridge, a 2012 graduate from the Masters in International Security program was featured in the weekend paper of the Sydney Morning Herald for landing his dream job at the UN Women in Africa.
Congratulations to Curtis Dickson who has won the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Thesis Prize for the best honours dissertation in Australia for 2012.
Olga Oleinikova, a PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, was awarded the Jerzy Zubrzycki Postgraduate Conference Scholarship in December 2012.
On 11 March 2013, the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) officially launched ‘Food Security in Asia – A Report for Policymakers’. The launch included an introduction from the Centre’s new Director and Michael Hintze Chair of International Security Studies, Professor James Der Derian.