A/Prof. Lyn Harrison

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Honorary Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Off-Campus (Home)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts in Education, Deakin University, 1991
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 1995

Contact

lyn.harrison@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71494

Research interests

* Health and Wellbeing
* Gender and Sexuality
* Qualitative Research Methods (including ethnography)
* Young people and risk discourses
* Postmodern theories
 

Affiliations



Australian Association for Research in Education

The Sociological Association of Australia

Teaching interests

Sexuality Education

Social Justice

Program Evaluation

Research Methodology

Knowledge areas

Health and Wellbeing

Gender and Sexuality

Qualitative Research Methods

Young People and Risk

Postmodern theories

Program Evaluation

Professional activities

Assessor/reviewer for VicHealth, ARC and NH&MRC grants as well as Honours, Masters and Doctoral theses.

 

Research groups

Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation

Emerging Research Group: Sport, Culture and Social Change

Projects

  • Engaging young people in Sexuality Education Project: ARC Linkage Grant in partnership with UniSA.
  • Capacity Building and Social Enterprise: ARC Linkage Grant in partnership with Mission Australia
  • Exploring the impact of an intensive mode of delivery of Sexuality Education
     

Publications

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2016

Lessons in building capacity in sexuality education using the health promoting school framework: from planning to implementation

D Ollis, L Harrison

(2016), Vol. 116, pp. 138-153, Health education, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Don't be a smart arse: social enterprise-based transitional labour-market programmes as neo-liberal technologies of the self

P Kelly, P Campbell, L Harrison

(2015), Vol. 36, pp. 558-576, British journal of sociology of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Young people, pleasure, and the normalization of pornography: sexual health and well-being in a time of proliferation?

L Harrison, D Ollis

(2015), pp. 155-167, Handbook of children and youth studies, Singapore, B1

chapter

Stepping out of our comfort zones: pre-service teachers' responses to a critical analysis of gender/power relations in sexuality education

L Harrison, D Ollis

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 318-331, Sex Education, London, Eng., C1

journal

Food and passion: technologies of self transformation in Jamie's kitchen

L Harrison, P Kelly, P Campbell

(2015), pp. 95-112, Food pedagogies, Surrey, Eng., B1-1

chapter
2011

Smashed! : the many meanings of intoxication and drunkenness

P Kelly, J Advocat, L Harrison, C Hickey

(2011), Australia, A1

book

Charismatic cops, patriarchs and a few good women : leadership, club culture and young peoples' drinking

P Kelly, C Hickey, S Cormack, L Harrison, J Lindsay

(2011), Vol. 16, pp. 467-484, Sport, education and society, Oxon, England, C1

journal

I don't know anyone that has two drinks a day : young people, alcohol and the government of pleasure

L Harrison, P Kelly, J Lindsay, J Advocat, C Hickey

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 469-486, Health, risk and society, London, England, C1

journal
2009

Sporting clubs, alcohol and young people : enduring tensions and emerging possibilities

C Hickey, P Kelly, S Cormack, L Harrison, J Lindsay

(2009), Vol. 56, pp. 17-21, ACHPER Australia healthy lifestyles journal, Hindmarsh, S. Aust., C1

journal

Working in Jamie's kitchen : salvation, passion and young workers

P Kelly, L Harrison

(2009), Prahran, Vic., A1

book

It's my time to shine : young Australians reflect on past, present and imagined future alcohol consumption

J Lindsay, L Harrison, J Advocat, P Kelly, C Hickey

(2009), Vol. 28, pp. 44-51, Youth studies Australia, Hobart, Tas., C1

journal
2008

Weighing it up : thinking about the implications of school based obesity prevention initiatives

D Leahy, L Harrison

(2008), Vol. 55, pp. 19-22, ACHPER Australia healthy lifestyles journal, Hindmarsh, S. Aust., C1

journal

'I don't really care about what someone else's studied' : Drinking guidelines and the government of pleasure

L Harrison

(2008), pp. 1-14, TASA 2008 : Re-imagining sociology : the annual conference of the Australian Sociological Association 2008, 2-5 December 2008, The University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
2007

Healthy school communities: situating young peoples health

L Harrison, D Colquhoun

(2007), pp. 206-219, Middle years schooling : reframing adolescence, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., B1

chapter

Making the cut in Jamie's kitchen: gender relations and young workers

L Harrison, P Kelly

(2007), Public sociologies: lessons and Trans-Tasman comparisons, Auckland, N.Z., E1

conference

Building realities less limited than their own : young people practising same sex attraction on the internet

L Hillier, L Harrison

(2007), Vol. 10, pp. 82-100, Sexualities : studies in culture and society, London, England, C1-1

journal

'At school I am just like everyone else': Teenage pregnancy, schooling and educational outcomes

L Harrison, G Shacklock

(2007), pp. 133-142, Learning from the margins : Young women, social exclusion and education, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

chapter
2006

Passion in Jamie's kitchen : the vital ingredient in education and training for young workers?

L Harrison, P Kelly

(2006), pp. 1-11, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

What is applied learning? : exploring understandings of applied learning amongst beginning teachers

L Harrison

(2006), pp. 1-14, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

'Don't be a smart arse': Young workers, individualization, and an ethic of enterprise in Jamie's Kitchen

P Kelly, L Harrison

(2006), pp. 1-11, Sociology for a mobile world: TASA 2006. Proceedings of the annual conference of the Australian Sociological Association, Perth, W.A., E1

conference
2005

`Methodology in action`: some dilemmas about researching pregnant and parenting young people and their educational participation

G Shacklock, L Harrison, J Angwin

(2005), Vol. 46, pp. 73-90, Melbourne studies in education, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal
2004

Health and physical education and the production of the 'at risk self'

D Leahy, L Harrison

(2004), pp. 130-139, Body knowledge and control: studies in the sociology of physical education and health, London, England, B1

chapter

Homophobia and the production of shame: young people and same sex attraction

L Hillier, L Harrison

(2004), Vol. 6, pp. 79-94, Culture, health and sexuality, London, England, C1

journal
2003

Sex, secrets and desire: people with an intellectual disability talk about their lives

L Hillier, K Johnson, L Harrison

(2003), Vol. 14, pp. 13-18, Network, Perth, W.A., C1

journal
2002

Living safer sexual lives: research and action

K Johnson, P Frawley, L Hillier, L Harrison

(2002), Vol. 7, pp. 4-9, Tizard learning disability review, Brighton, England, C1

journal
2001

The possibility of choice: women with intellectual disabilities talk about having children

K Johnson, R Traustadottir, L Harrison, L Hillier, H Sigurjonsdottir

(2001), pp. 206-218, Disability and the life course: global perspectives, Cambridge, England, B1

chapter

Gendered (s)explorations among same-sex attracted young people in Australia

D Dempsey, L Hillier, L Harrison

(2001), Vol. 24, pp. 67-81, Journal of adolescence, London, England, C1

journal

Pathway planning and 'becoming somebody' : Exploring the tensions between wellbeing and credentialism with students at (educational) risk

J Angwin, J Blackmore, L Harrison, G Shacklock

(2001), AARE 2001 : Crossing borders : New frontiers in educational research : Australian Association for Research in Education conference proceedings, Fremantle, W.A., E1-1

conference

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Understanding and Managing 'risk' for 15 - 19 year olds in a learning network: a case study of the Geelong LLEN

Prof Jillian Blackmore, Dr Jennifer Angwin, A/Prof Lyn Harrison, Dr Geoffrey Shacklock, Ms Anne-Marie Ryan

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1 APAI APDI

  • 2006: $12,426

Capacity Building and Social Enterprise: Individual and organisational transformation in transitional labour market programs.

A/Prof Lyn Harrison, Prof Chris Hickey, Kylee Bates, Steve Cochrane

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2, ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2 APAI

  • 2013: $38,028
  • 2012: $72,141

Turning them on: Engaging young people in disrupting silences about their sexual wellbeing.

Prof Bruce Johnson, A/Prof Lyn Harrison, A/Prof Debbie Ollis, Dr Helen Calabretto, Prof Colleen McLaughlin, Ms Jane Flentje, Dr Leanne Coll

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2014: $25,000
  • 2013: $25,000

Other Public Sector Funding

Evidence based approach to local area capacity building to ensure effective, comprehensive, inclusive sexuality education

A/Prof Debbie Ollis, A/Prof Lyn Harrison

  • 2015: $15,000
  • 2011: $10,000

Industry and Other Funding

The cultural drivers of drinking practices among 14-24 year-old Australians

Prof Chris Hickey, A/Prof Lyn Harrison, Dr Jo Lindsay, A/Prof Peter Kelly

  • 2009: $11,190
  • 2008: $50,354
  • 2007: $50,354

Defining and Understanding Intoxication and Drunkenness: The individual's perspective

A/Prof Peter Kelly, Prof Chris Hickey, A/Prof Lyn Harrison, Dr Jo Lindsay

  • 2011: $3,850
  • 2010: $11,551
  • 2009: $23,103

Participant perspectives of 'homework clubs'.

Prof Chris Hickey, A/Prof Lyn Harrison, Mrs Shevonne Vass

  • 2012: $4,000
  • 2011: $8,000
  • 2010: $8,000

Capacity Building and Social Enterprise: Individual and organisational transformation in transitional labour market programs.

A/Prof Lyn Harrison, Prof Chris Hickey, Kylee Bates, Steve Cochrane

  • 2013: $13,936
  • 2012: $13,140
  • 2011: $12,724

Turning them on: Engaging young people in disrupting silences about their sexual wellbeing.

Prof Bruce Johnson, A/Prof Lyn Harrison, A/Prof Debbie Ollis, Dr Helen Calabretto, Prof Colleen McLaughlin, Ms Jane Flentje, Dr Leanne Coll

  • 2015: $5,000
  • 2014: $10,000
  • 2013: $10,000

An Investigation into clients' experiences of a not for profit counselling service

A/Prof Lyn Harrison

  • 2013: $10,000

Evaluation of Docs 'n' Teens program 2014

A/Prof Lyn Harrison, A/Prof Debbie Ollis

  • 2016: $15,461
  • 2014: $15,461

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2014

Kathryn Riley

Thesis entitled: Narratives Exploring Earth-based Spirituality for Transformative Outdoor and Environmental Studies

Master of Arts (Education), School of Education

2012

Deana Leahy

Thesis entitled: Assembling a Health [y] Subject

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2011

Jennifer Merton

Thesis entitled: Critical Multicultural Teacher Education; Identity and Difference in New Zealand

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2008

Carmel McQuellin

Thesis entitled: The Governance of Specialist Nursing Education and Professional Practice

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Barbara Woods

Thesis entitled: Kiwi ACE: A School-based Preventative Depression Programme

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2016

Belinda Sue Gardner

Thesis entitled: Creating Readiness for Adopting a Health Promoting Schools Framework

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Susan Bennett

Thesis entitled: Gender Relations in Elite Coeducational Schools

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2011

Louise Mathews

Thesis entitled: Transferring Personal Body Knowledge in Schools: A Case Study

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2010

Yvonne Masters

Thesis entitled: Exploring and Reconceptualising the Role of Victorian Catholic School Principals

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2009

Linda Thies

Thesis entitled: Re-engagement in Education through Community Partnerships in South West Victoria

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2007

Boon Hock Lim

Thesis entitled: Constructing a Malaysian Early Intervention Programme for Children with Disabilities

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education