Prof Joe Graffam

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Performance Enhancement

Faculty

Office of DVC (Research)

Department

Office of DVC (Research)

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

pvc-rdt@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73113

Biography

Professor Joe Graffam is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Development and Training) of Deakin University. Prior to this, Joe was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic).  Joe is also Professor and Chair in Psychology.  He has worked in higher education for more than 30 years. Joe held early career positions as a researcher in the Neuropsychiatric Institute, School of Medicine, UCLA.

Since commencing with Deakin University, Joe has filled several senior academic positions within the Faculty of Health. More recently, he served as Chair of the Academic Board of the University. He has received two Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellent Contribution: Research – Research Facilitation (2004); and People, Culture and Change (2009). He has served on numerous University committees and working groups and been a member of the Academic Board since 2005.

Joe’s research has focused on development and application of an ecological model for the study of community integration of people with a disability. He has an international reputation and served for several years on the Ministerial Disability Industry Advisory Group. Since 2000, he has also studied reintegration of ex-prisoners and is developing an international reputation in this area as well.

Qualifications and affiliations:

BBSc (Cal State U); MA (UCLA); PhD (UCLA); FAICD; MAPS; MACEA

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Publications

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2014

Australian police officers' perceptions of sex offender registries

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Andrew Day, Miss Mairi Benson, Dr Jim Vess, Prof Joe Graffam

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 120-133, Policing and society : an international journal of research and policy, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

International sex offender registration laws : research and evaluation issues based on a review of current scientific literature

Dr Jim Vess, Prof Andrew Day, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Joe Graffam

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 322-335, Police Practice and Research, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal

Police officers' perceptions of interviewing offenders on sex offender registries

Prof Martine Powell, Prof Andrew Day, Miss Mairi Benson, James Vess, Prof Joe Graffam

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 255-266, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

journal

Recidivism among participants of an employment assistance program for prisoners and offenders

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield, Dr Barbara Lavelle

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 348-363, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, CA, C1

journal

Experience and expression of anger among Australian prisoners and the relationship between anger and reintegration variables

Ms Alison Shinkfield, Prof Joe Graffam

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 435-453, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, CA, C1

journal
2013

Problem gambling among international and domestic university students in Australia : who is at risk?

Susan M Moore, Dr Anna Thomas, Sudhir Kale, Mark Spence, Natalina Zlatevska, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Michael Kyrios

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 217-230, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N. Y., C1

journal

An accessible survey method: increasing the participation of people with a disability in large sample social research

A/Prof Erin Wilson, Dr Robert Campain, Dr Megan Moore, Dr Nick Hagiliassis, Prof Jane McGillivray, Daniel Gottliebson, Mr Michael Bink, Ms Michelle Caldwell, Prof Robert Cummins, Prof Joe Graffam

(2013), Vol. 63, pp. 24.1-24.13, Telecommunications Journal of Australia, Hawthorn, Vic., C1

journal
2012

Analysis of the stages of change model of drug and alcohol treatment readiness among prisoners

Ms Felicia D'Sylva, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Lesley Hardcastle, Ms Alison Shinkfield

(2012), Vol. 56, pp. 265-280, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

The life conditions of Australian ex-prisoners : an analysis of intrapersonal, subsistence, and support conditions

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield

(2012), Vol. 56, pp. 897-916, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal
2011

A comparative analysis of Australian sex offender legislation for sex offender registries

Dr Jim Vess, Ms Brooke Langskaill, Prof Andrew Day, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Joe Graffam

(2011), Vol. 44, pp. 404-424, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, U. K., C1

journal

Legislative and community support for offender reintegration in Victoria

Dr Lesley Hardcastle, Dr Terry Bartholomew, Prof Joe Graffam

(2011), Vol. 16, pp. 111-132, Deakin law review, Burwood, Vic., C1

journal

The effect of organisational context variables on employer attitudes toward employability of ex-offenders

Mr John Lukies, Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield

(2011), Vol. 55, pp. 460-475, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal
2010

The relationship between emotional state and success in community reintegration for ex-prisoners

Ms Alison Shinkfield, Prof Joe Graffam

(2010), Vol. 54, pp. 346-360, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, London, England, C1

journal
2009

Community reintegration of ex-prisoners : type and degree of change in variables influencing successful reintegration

Ms Alison Shinkfield, Prof Joe Graffam

(2009), Vol. 53, pp. 29-42, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, London, England, C1

journal

Co-morbidity of conditions among prisoners

Ms Alison Shinkfield, Prof Joe Graffam, Miss Sharn Meneilly

(2009), Vol. 48, pp. 350-365, Journal of offender rehabilitation, Binghamton, N.Y., C1

journal
2008

The perceived employability of ex-prisoners and offenders

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield, Dr Lesley Hardcastle

(2008), Vol. 52, pp. 673-685, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

Sources of well-being and commitment of staff in the Australian Disability Employment Services

Prof Andrew Noblet, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr John Mc Williams

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 137-146, Health and social care in the community, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2007

Ex-prisoners and ex-offenders and the employment connection: assistance plus acceptance

Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Lesley Hardcastle

(2007), pp. 47-66, Vocational education and training for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia, Adelaide, Australia, B1

chapter
2006

Predictors of job strain and intention to quit in a reorganised Australian workforce

Prof Andrew Noblet, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr John Mc Williams

(2006), pp. 1-21, BAM 2006 : building international communities through collaboration, Belfast, Ireland, E1

conference

Multiple disadvantage and the health of ex-prisoners and offenders

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield

(2006), pp. 58-81, Life on the margins : implications for health research, Frenchs Forest, NSW, B1

chapter
2004

Employer satisfaction with employees with a disability: comparisons with other employees

Dr Kaye Smith, Dr Lynne Webber, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Carlene Wilson

(2004), Vol. 21, pp. 61-69, Journal of vocational rehabilitation, Reading, Mass., C1

journal

Variables affecting successful reintegration as perceived by offenders and professionals

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield, Dr Barbara Lavelle, Wenda McPherson

(2004), Vol. 40, pp. 147-171, Journal of offender rehabilitation, Binghamton, N.Y., C1

journal

Employer satisfaction, job-match and future hiring intentions for employees with a disability

Dr Kaye Smith, Dr Lynne Webber, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Carlene Wilson

(2004), Vol. 21, pp. 165-173, Journal of vocational rehabilitation, Reading, Mass., C1

journal

Employment and intellectual disability: achieving successful employment outcomes

Dr Kaye Smith, Dr Lynne Webber, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Carlene Wilson

(2004), Vol. 29, pp. 261-289, International review of research in mental retardation, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2002

Employer benefits and costs of employing a person with a disability

Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Kaye Smith, Ms Alison Shinkfield, Mr Udo Juergen Polzin

(2002), Vol. 17, pp. 251-263, Journal of vocational rehabilitation, Reading, Mass., C1

journal

Factors that influence employer decisions in hiring and retaining an employee with a disability

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield, Dr Kaye Smith, Mr Udo Juergen Polzin

(2002), Vol. 17, pp. 175-181, Journal of vocational rehabilitation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

The 1-in-4 Poll: Inclusion of people with a disability and carers in social and political deliberative processes.

Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Robert Cummins, A/Prof Erin Wilson, Prof Jane McGillivray, Mr Michael Bink, Dr Nick Hagiliassis

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2011: $38,483
  • 2010: $72,549
  • 2009: $67,848
  • 2008: $33,217

A Model of Sex Offender Registration, Monitoring, and Risk Management.

Prof Andrew Day, Dr Jim Vess, Prof Martine Powell, Prof Tony Ward, Prof Edgar Carson, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Sharon Casey

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2014: $37,916
  • 2013: $32,353
  • 2012: $36,924

A Future Beyond the Wall- Improving Post-release Employment Outcomes for People Leaving Prison.

Prof Eileen Baldry, Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Andrew Day, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Margaret Giles

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2016: $31,574
  • 2015: $41,039
  • 2014: $17,306

Other Public Sector Funding

The relation between psychological adjustment and post-release challenges to community reintegration for ex-prisoners: development of a multi-variable reintegration model

Prof Joe Graffam, Ms Alison Shinkfield, Dr Stephen Mihailides

  • 2007: $15,670
  • 2006: $15,500

Evaluation of Corrections Victoria Sex Offender Program

Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Terry Bartholomew, Dr David Edwards, Ms Alison Shinkfield

  • 2008: $69,700
  • 2007: $34,850
  • 2006: $34,850

Round table on inclusive arts, tourism, sport and recreation inclusive policy project.

Prof Ruth Rentschler, Dr Anne-Marie Hede, Prof Joe Graffam, Dr David Edwards

  • 2008: $13,469
  • 2007: $27,273

Ensuring best practice in terms of maintaining and seeking employment for people with depression and related disorders: an evaluation of the Disability Open Employment Program

Dr Ian Munro, Ms Fiona Clay, Mr Sean Guy, Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2008: $9,393
  • 2007: $84,537

NHMRC Equipment Grant 2010

Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2011: $29,970

Intensive Case Management Model for offenders under the supervision of Community Correctional Services

Prof Joe Graffam, Dr Terry Bartholomew, Dr Lesley Hardcastle

  • 2011: $85,870

Industry and Other Funding

The 1-in-4 Poll: Inclusion of people with a disability and carers in social and political deliberative processes.

Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Robert Cummins, A/Prof Erin Wilson, Prof Jane McGillivray, Mr Michael Bink, Dr Nick Hagiliassis

  • 2012: $30,000
  • 2011: $30,000
  • 2010: $30,000

WISE Employment Ltd: Straight for Work Program

Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2009: $43,775
  • 2007: $165,000
  • 2006: $330,000

The impact of gambling on Community Services in the Eastern Region of Melbourne

Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2006: $21,000

The Graduate & Professionals Career Options Program (GapCO) Best practice guide for working with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Job Seekers

Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2006: $29,770

A Future Beyond the Wall- Improving Post-release Employment Outcomes for People Leaving Prison.

Prof Eileen Baldry, Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Andrew Day, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Margaret Giles

  • 2016: $13,600
  • 2015: $13,600
  • 2014: $13,600

Yooralla Research Fellow - NDIS Readiness Project

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2014: $54,545

"Yooralla 21": Social Enterprise as a means to promote the social and economic participation of people with disability in the community

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, Prof Jane McGillivray, Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Tony LaMontagne

  • 2016: $39,545
  • 2015: $15,000

Supervisions

Data will be available in 2017