Prof Liz Eckermann

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Personal Chair And Professor Of Sociology

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, Flinders University, 1977
Master of Arts, Flinders University, 1985
Doctor of Philosophy, Flinders University, 1994

Contact

liz.eckermann@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71026

Affiliations

Professional Associations

  • Public Health Association
  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • International society for Quality of Life Studies
  • International Sociological Association: Social Indicators


  • Committee Membership
  • Associate Dean: Research
  • Chair: Faculty of Arts Research Committee
  • Deakin University Joint Committee for Research

  • Professional activities

    Consultant to World Health Organization, WPRO on women's health, domestic violence

    Publications

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    2017

    The history of well-being and the social progress of women

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2017), pp. 360-382, The pursuit of human well-being: the untold global history, Berlin, Germany, B1

    chapter
    2016

    Health promotion principles as a catalyst for translating the SDGs into more transformative action

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2016), Vol. 31, pp. 253-257, Health promotion international, Oxford, Eng., C1

    journal
    2015

    Living alone and living together: their significance for well-being

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2015), pp. 435-444, Global handbook of quality of life : exploration of well-being of nations and continents, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1

    chapter
    2014

    Gender, lifespan, culture context and QOL

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2014), pp. 1-6, Gender, lifespan and quality of life. An international perspective, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1

    chapter

    Quality of life for pregnant and recent parity women in Lao PDR

    Prof Liz Eckermann, Dr Anna Scopaz, Prof Matthew Clarke

    (2014), pp. 115-133, Gender, lifespan and quality of life. An international perspective, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1

    chapter

    Conclusions and policy implications

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2014), pp. 263-271, Gender, lifespan and quality of life. An international perspective, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1-1

    chapter

    Home delivery in Southern Lao PDR: challenges to achieving MDG 4 & 5 targets

    Anousavanh Sanaphay, Somjit Daenseekaew, John F Smith, Prof Liz Eckermann, Dr Anna Scopaz

    (2014), Vol. 84, pp. 24-31, Philippine Journal of Nursing, Manila, Philippines, C1

    journal
    2012

    The quality of life of adults

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2012), pp. 373-380, Handbook of social indicators and quality of life research, New York, B1

    chapter

    Diamond Dialogue method for the evaluation of personal well-being after a maternal health intervention in Lao PDR

    Dr Anna Scopaz, Prof Liz Eckermann, Prof Matthew Clarke

    (2012), Vol. 1, pp. 49-62, International journal of happiness and development, Geneva, Switzerland, C1

    journal
    2011

    Maternal health in Lao PDR : repositioning the goal posts

    Dr Anna Scopaz, Prof Liz Eckermann, Prof Matthew Clarke

    (2011), Vol. 16, pp. 597-611, Journal of the Asia Pacific economy, Abingdon, England, C1

    journal

    Using clinical trial data and linked administrative health data to reduce the risk of adverse events associated with the uptake of newly released drugs by older Australians : a model process

    Ms Margaret Therese Whitstock, Christopher M. Pearce, Stephen Ridout, Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, England, C1

    journal

    Randomised controlled trials and 'unexpected' adverse events associated with newly released drugs : improvements in pharmacovigilance systems are necessary for real-time identification of patient safety risks

    Ms Margaret Therese Whitstock, Christopher M. Pearce, Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2011), pp. 1-8, Journal of clinical toxicology, Sunnyvale, Calif., C1

    journal

    Using clinical trial data and linked administrative health data to reduce the risk of adverse events associated with the uptake of newly released drugs by older Australians: a model process

    Ms Margaret Therese Whitstock, Christopher M. Pearce, Stephen Ridout, Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

    journal
    2010

    Embodiment and risk : another string to Eberhard Wenzel's bow

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2010), Vol. 21, pp. 166-169, Health promotion journal of Australia, West Perth, W.A., C1-1

    journal
    2009

    Theorising self-starvation : beyond risk, governmentality and the normalising gaze

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2009), pp. 9-21, Critical feminist approaches to eating dis/orders, Sussex, England, B1

    chapter
    2008

    Pharmaceutical ecomonics and politics vs. patient safety : Lumiracoxib in Australia

    Ms Margaret Therese Whitstock, Prof Liz Eckermann, Timothy K. Majoribanks, Christopher M. Pearce

    (2008), Vol. 20, pp. 161-167, The international journal of risk and safety in medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

    journal

    Maternity waiting homes in Southern Lao PDR : the unique 'silk home'

    Prof Liz Eckermann, Deodato Giovanni

    (2008), Vol. 34, pp. 767-775, Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research, Australia, C1

    journal
    2006

    Gender and health promotion: A multisectoral policy approach

    Piroska Ostlin, Prof Liz Eckermann, Udaya Shankar Mishra, Mwansa Nkowane, Eva Wallstam

    (2006), Vol. 21, pp. 25-35, Health promotion international, Abingdon, England, C1

    journal

    Finding a 'safe' place on the risk continuum: a case study of pregnancy and birthing in Lao PDR (Lao People's Democratic Republic)

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2006), Vol. 15, pp. 374-386, Health sociology review, Maleny, Qld, C1

    journal

    Introduction

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    (2006), pp. 7-12, Gender-based violence in the Western Pacific region : a hidden epidemic?., Manila, Philippines, B1

    chapter

    Grants

    Australian Competitive Grants

    Developing new and effective ways to evaluate intervention in maternal health services in illiterate and innumerate communities in southern Lao PDR: a case study

    Prof Liz Eckermann, Prof Matthew Clarke

    AusAID Grant - Australian Development Research Awards - Australian Agency for International Development

    • 2012: $55,000
    • 2011: $55,000
    • 2010: $111,000

    Other Public Sector Funding

    Evaluation of maternal health and wellbeing

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    • 2011: $30,003

    Training in research methodologies for analysis of healthcare services in Laos

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    • 2012: $34,960

    Industry and Other Funding

    Women's Health in the Western Pacific Region

    Prof Liz Eckermann

    • 2012: $175
    • 2010: $22,240

    Supervisions

    Principal Supervisor
    2009

    Margaret Whitstock

    Thesis entitled: Reducing Adverse Drug Events in Older Australians Taking Newly Released Drugs

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

    2006

    Andrew McNess

    Thesis entitled: Bereaved Young Adults: Social Isolation and the Influence of Gender

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

    2004

    Stephanie Louise

    Thesis entitled: Breasts Cancer: The Embodied Transfer of Uncertainty and Risk

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society

    2002

    Peter Miller

    Thesis entitled: Dancing with Death: Risk, Health Promotion and Drug Users

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Social & International Studies

    2000

    Christopher King

    Thesis entitled: Images of Embodied Old Age in Contemporary Japan

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Social Inquiry

    1999

    Tiap Fah (Vivian) Yong

    Thesis entitled: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF SUFFERING IN GROUPS OF PATIENTS WITH GENDER SPECIFIC CANCERS.

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Social Inquiry

    Anita Peerson

    Thesis entitled: Lay Healing Practices in the Household

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Social Inquiry

    Associate Supervisor
    2015

    Luke Bearup

    Thesis entitled: Trafficking and Protection: Theorising Reintegration and Defining Success

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    . Selinaswati

    Thesis entitled: Women in politics in matrilineal society (a case study of West Sumatra, Indonesia)

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    2013

    Dianne Ashworth

    Thesis entitled: Relating Trainees¿ Personal Development to Their Leeuwin II Ocean Adventure

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    2012

    Pamela Bjork-Billings

    Thesis entitled: Cultural Barriers for Female Jockeys - The Biggest Hurdle

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    2011

    Ruth Jackson

    Thesis entitled: (Un)safe Routes: Maternal Mortality and Ethiopia's Development Agenda

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    2004

    Robyn Gail Clifford

    Thesis entitled: NGO Reflections on Civil Society and Democracy: An Indonesian Case Study

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of International and Political Studies

    1999

    Sarah Leach

    Thesis entitled: THE SCREENING OF WOMEN: CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING, THE PRACTICE, THE EXPERIENCE AND THE POLICY.

    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Australian & International Studies