Associate Professor Toni Schofield
|Qualifications: BA (Hons) PhD, Dip Ed (Melb)
Toni Schofield specialises in research and teaching in sociology and public policy and administration. Her major research projects, most of them funded through competitive grants, have investigated a range of topics including: childbirth and maternity services, men's health, NESB women's mental and emotional health, gender equity in public institutions, gender equity and health policy, prosecution and deterrence in workplace health, and alcohol use and harm minimisation among young people. She has supervised PhD theses examining women and sexuality, workers' compensation and rehabilitation, the health of young Lebanese Australians, visual impairment and rehabilitation, the experience of early motherhood, the
embodiment of ageing dancers, men's help-seeking in relation to mental and emotional difficulties, and the Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme in China.
Teaching and Service Responsibilities
Elected FHS staff representative on Academic Board, 2010-2011.
Elected NTEU representative on the Central Academic Workload Monitoring Committee, 2008-2011.
Member of FHS Workload Working Party.
Member of the Board, Sydney Women's Counselling Centre.
- Schofield, T. (2010) Men's health and wellbeing. In Kuhlmann, E. and Annandale, E. (eds) The Handbook of Gender and Healthcare, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke.
- Schofield, T. (2009) Workplace health. In Germov, J. (ed.) Second Opinion: An Introduction to Health Sociology, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 119-129.
- Schofield, T., Reeve, B. and McCallum, R. (2009) Deterrence and OHS prosecutions: prosecuted employers' responses, Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand, 25, 4, 263-276.
- Schofield, T. (2009) Gendered organisational dynamics: The elephant in the room for Australian allied health workforce policy and planning?, Journal of Sociology, 45, 4, 1-18.
- Schofield, T. (2007) Health inequity and its social determinants: a sociological commentary, Social Equity and Health: Health Sociology Review, 16, 2, 105-114.
- Schofield, T. and Goodwin, S. (2005) Gender politics and public policy making: prospects for advancing gender equality, Reinventing Gender Equality and the Political: Policy and Society, 25, 4, 25-44.
- Schofield, T. (2004) Boutique Health?: Gender and Equity in Health Policy, Australian Health Policy Institute, The University of Sydney, Commissioned Paper Series 2004/08,80pp.
- Alcorso, C. and Schofield, T. (1991) The National Non-English Speaking Background Women's Health Strategy, AGPS, Canberra, 167pp.
- Russell, C and Schofield, T. (1986) Where it Hurts: An Introduction to Sociology for Health Workers, George Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 239 pp.
1. ARC Linkage Grant 2010-2012
- 2009 Schofield, T., Lindsay, J., Giles, F., Hepworth, J., Germov, J. and Leontini, R., Alcohol Use and Harm Minimisation Among Australian University Students, ARC Linkage Grant ( $253,338 for 2010-2012)
- 2009 Schofield, T., Lindsay, J., Giles, F., Hepworth, J., Germov, J. and Leontini, R., Alcohol Use and Harm Minimisation Among Australian University Students, ARC Linkage Partner Organisations' Contribution ($369,575 for 2010-2012) (committed May 2009)
2. ARC Discovery Grant 2008-2010 2007 McCallum, R., Jamieson, S. and Schofield, T., Workplace Death and Injury: Revisiting the Regulatory Impact of Prosecution and Deterrence, ARC Discovery Grant ($346,000 for 2008-2010)
3. ARC SPIRT Grant 2000-2003
- 1999 Connell, R. W. and Schofield, T., Gender Equity and Public Institutions in NSW : Enhancing Democratic Participation, ARC Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT) Scheme, 2000 - 2003, ARC Grant ($303,886)
- 1999 Connell, R. W. and Schofield, T., Gender Equity and Public Institutions in NSW: Enhancing Democratic Participation, ARC Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training Scheme, 2000 - 2003, NSW Premier's Department Cash and In-Kind Contribution ($432,928)
4. Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing Grant 1998-1999 1998 Connell, R. W., Schofield, T., Walker, L., Wood, J. and Butland, D. The National Men's Health Research Agenda, Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services Research Grant ($70,275)