About Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen
Research interests include: Political sociology; Political participation; Comparative Government & Politics; Australian politics; Social movements; Young people and politics.
Ariadne has completed extensive research into political participation undertaken by young people in Australia, including being co-author of a major report released by the federal National Youth Affairs Research Scheme in 2008. She has also co-authored several texts on Australian politics, including Powerscape: Contemporary Australian Politics. Ariadne is a member of the WUN group, Networking Young Citizens; and on the steering committee of the ECPR Standing Group, Forms of Participation.
Ariadne's latest research projects include:
- ‘Innovative democracy? Changing approaches to citizen engagement in Australia, the UK and Denmark' an ARC Discovery Project 2012-2014, with David Marsh (ANU), Paul Fawcett (Sydney) and Henrik Bang (Copenhagen)
- ‘Civic Networking in Comparative Perspective: Young people, civic engagement and social media in Australia and the USA', a US Studies Centre funded project, with Michael Xenos of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.