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Prof Yin Paradies

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair in Race Relations

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

Alfred Deakin Institute

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Northern Territory University, 1999
Master of Medical Statistics, University of Newcastle, 2001
Master in Public Health, Univ. of California (Berkeley), 2004
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2006
Certificate IV Assessment & Workplace Training, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2010

Contact

yin.paradies@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43873

Biography

Professor Paradies conducts interdisciplinary research on the health, social and economic effects of racism as well as anti-racism theory, policy and practice.

He has authored 152 publications including 11 peer-reviewed articles/book chapters. Prof Paradies has delivered 222 presentations (65 international), including 132 invited presentations as well as 38 guest lectures and 11 invited keynotes. He is an investigator on 8 current and 38 completed grants (10 as CIA) worth over $17 million as well as an invited reviewer for 70 peer-reviewed journals. Prof Paradies is a grant assessor/reviewer for the NHMRC, ARC, NZ Health Research and U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation Council as well as serving on NHMRC and Fulbright Commission scholarship/ fellowship and grant review panels. He currently (co-)supervises 10 PhD and has supervised 6 students to completion.

As of March 2017, Prof. Paradies had 4,001 citations across all publications, with a Google h index of 32.

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Research interests

- Health, social and economic effects of racism
- Anti-racism theory, policy and practice
- Race and intercultural relations

Media appearances

His research has generated considerable media attention including TV coverage on Channel 10 News (23/02/11), SBS documentary Is Australia Racist? (26/02/17) as well as on radio: Health report (05/07/07), Australia Talks (27/02/07), Awaye program  (21/07/07), ABC Radio AM (07/04/03, 23/02/11), ABC news (07/04/03, 09/10/07, 22/04/08, 23/02/11), ABC World Today (25/03/10), ABC statewide drive Vic (23/02/11), ABC RN drive (02/04/2013, 28/01/14), ABC Darwin (23/02/11, 09/03/12), ABC Brisbane Drive Radio (10/05/13), ABC Canberra Drive (09/08/2016), BBC World Service News and Current Affairs (25/03/10), SBS Radio (09/04/03, 28/09/09), SBS World News (05/06/11, 13/06/13), SBS Living Black (27/07/12, 20/03/14), FM Brisbane (11/07/08), Top FM (09/04/03, 19/06/06), National Indigenous Radio Service (09/04/03, 11/07/08, 26/11/09), National Indigenous TV (20/02/14), Koori Radio (09/02/10) and CAARMA (Central Australian) radio (19/06/06, 18/3/08, 23/02/11), 3LO Radio (02/08/09), 3AW (07/10/10, 23/02/11, 28/06/11, 06/04/16), 6PR Perth (28/06/11), Melbourne Talk Radio (28/06/2011), 2GB Sydney (23/02/11), 2SER Sydney (28/10/11, 10/08/16), Triple JJJ (07/10/10, 02/04/13) and 3BA FM Ballarat (24/02/11), Deakin Matters (26/11/12), ABC Goulburn Murray (27/11/12), 3GB (06/02/13), 702 ABC Sydney (30/05/13), Panorama news radio 90.7FM (27/05/13, 26/06/15) and National Indigenous Television (13/06/13), ABC WA Regional Drive Program (23/01/14), ABC Melbourne 774 (29/01/14), Geelong Pulse Drive (03/02/14), Radio Australia (05/02/14).

Prof. Paradies has also been quoted in The Age (14/03/08, p.3, 19/11/09, p. 11, 23/02/11 p. 9, 14/05/12, 01/06/13, 08/12/14), The Voice, p. 2,15 (20/11/12), The Australian (01/06/13, 14/06/13), The Canberra Times (26/04/08, p.4, 15/02/17), Herald Sun (12/09/07, 23/02/11 p. 17, 06/04/16) Koori Mail (05/07/06, p. 36), Sydney Morning Herald (06/02/10, 06/04/14), Ballarat Courier (23/02/11, 24/02/11, 25/02/11), Brimbank Weekly (01/03/11), Mx (21/05/13) as well as international media in the U.S., India and China. His two articles in the Conversation have been read over 11,000 times as at Feb 2017.

Awards

2011: Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science award

2011: University of Melbourne Early-career Researcher Award for Excellence in
Research Achievement

2010: VicHealth Annual Award for Advocacy

2007: Scholar of the Year at the National NAIDOC Awards

2007: Chairman's Special Commendation (Northern Territory Research and
Innovation Awards)

2003: American-Australian Fulbright Postgraduate Award

2002: Australia Day Councils Science and Technology Award and overall Young
Achiever of the Year Award in the Northern Territory Young Australian of the Year Awards

Projects

Shepherd S, Sivasubramaniam D, Willis-esqueda C, Paradies Y, Sherwood J. (2016-2017). ‘Still not getting it? – Are the cultural competency expectations of healthcare providers and minority patients aligned? Swinburne Research Development Grants Scheme ($3,000).

Kelaher M, English D, Paradies Y, Kavanagh A. (2016-2017). Identifying critical success factors for mammographic screening for Indigenous women. Cancer Australia ($167,980).

Rodrigues U, Paradies Y. (2016-17). Transnational news and multicultural Australia. Social Cohesion Research Grants Program. Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet ($40,000).

Kelaher M, Kowal E, Savarirayan R, Garvey G, Baynam G, Dawkins H, Paradies Y, Pearson G. Models and quality of Genetic health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Lowitja Institute ($376,197).

Ogloff J, Shepherd S, Paradies Y, Pfeifer J. (2015). Criminology Research Grant, Swinburne University ($58,467).

Biddle N, Gray M, Hunt J, Bray R, Paradies Y, Priest N. The effectiveness of Narragunnawali: evaluating and supporting reconciliation in Schools (2015). Reconciliation Australia ($40,000).

Priest N, Dunn K, Paradies Y, Nelson J, Pedersen A, Curry P, Mouglalis E,  Stipanovic M, Thompson C Nissim R. Standing up to racism and racial bullying among Australian school students (2015-18). Australian Research Council (LP140100413), Deakin University ($760,000).

Liaw ST, Harris M, Jackson-Pulver L, Kelaher M, Furler J, Canalese R, Lau P, Wade V, Paradies Y. Improving Ways of Thinking and Ways of Doing Aboriginal and cross-cultural health in general practice 2014- 2017, National Health and Medical Research Council Project grant G132652 ($918,963).

Paradies Y. Understanding and addressing racism in Australia (2014-2017). Future Fellowship (FT130101148), Australian Research Council ($828,682).

Brice-Weller P & Paradies Y. All Together Now: Exit project (2013-2014). Attorney-General's Department Building Community Resilience Grants Program ($72,857).

Glow H, Kershaw A, Johanson K, Paradies Y. Arts About Us Phase 2 evaluation (2013-2015). Victorian Health Promotion Foundation ($120,000)

Bodkin-Andrews G, Priest N, Paradies Y, Denson N, Parada R, Bansel P. Babera dariadya yewing (Echoes of a flawed truth): investigating theory and practice on the interplay between bullying and racism (2013-2015). Australian Research Council (IN130100051), University of Western Sydney, ($410,000)

Ben-Moshe D, Paradies Y, Halafoff A. Evaluation of the Regional Presence Project (2012-2015). Centre for Multicultural Youth. ($135,360)

Intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools (2011-2015). Halse C, Mansouri F, Paradies Y, Arrowsmith C, Moss J, Arber R, Denson N, Priest N, Webster R. Together for Humanity Foundation, Deakin University ($630,000; a broader project incorporating ARC-linkage LP120200319)

Jakubowicz A, Mason A, Bliuc A-M, Paradies Y, Dunn K. Cyber-racism and
Community Resilience (2012-2015). Australian Research Council  (LP120200115), University of Technology, Sydney ($291,224)

Countering racism and promoting diversity through museums (2012-2014).
Paradies Y, Priest N, Kowal E, Kelaher M, Mansouri F, McFadzean M, Meehan C, Sproul L. Australian Research Council (LP120100080), Deakin University ($295,242)

An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers and constraints of bystander anti-racism (2011-2014). Paradies Y, Dunn K, Guerin B, Pedersen A, Sharpe S, Hynes M. Australian Research Council (LP110200495), Deakin University ($249,000)

Ethnic discrimination in the private rental housing market (2011-2013). Dunn K, MacDonald H, Paradies Y, Dufty R. Australian Research Council Discovery (DP110103197), University of Western Sydney ($442,000)

Publications

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Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Using museums to counter racism and increase acceptance of diversity among young people

Prof Yin Paradies, Prof Emma Kowal, Dr Naomi Priest, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Prof Fethi Mansouri, Dr Moya McFadzean, Ms Carolyn Meehan, Ms Linda Sproul

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1

  • 2014: $63,901
  • 2013: $125,271

Addressing race-based discrimination in Australia: a cost-benefit analysis - Yin Paradies

Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Prof Tony LaMontagne, Dr Marion Frere, Dr Lennert Veerman, Prof Alan Shiell

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

  • 2012: $105,700

An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers and constraints of bystander anti-racism - Yin Paradies

Prof Yin Paradies, Prof Kevin Dunn, Prof Bernard Guerin, Dr Maria Hynes

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2014: $13,074
  • 2012: $89,544

Ethnic discrimination in the private rental housing market

Prof Kevin Dunn, A/Prof Heather MacDonald, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Rae Dufty-Jones

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2013: $6,370

Cyber-racism and community resilience

Prof Andrew Jakubowicz, Dr Ana-Maria Bliuc, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naysa Bahfen, Prof Kevin Dunn, Ms Victoria Erlichster, Ms Alison Henry

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2014: $23,000

Understanding and addressing racism in Australia

Prof Yin Paradies

ARC Fellowships - Future Fellowships

  • 2017: $99,041
  • 2016: $213,805
  • 2015: $227,855
  • 2014: $325,897

Standing up' to racial bullying among Australian school students

Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Kevin Dunn, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Jacqueline Nelson, A/Prof Anne Pedersen, Asst/Prof Philip Curry, Ms Eveline Mouglalis, Ms Marica Stipanovic, Mr Christopher Thompson, Ms Katerina Lecchi

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2016: $76,424
  • 2014: $103,022

Navigating difference: Children's experiences in Australia and South Korea

Dr Jessica Walton, Prof Yin Paradies

ARC DECRA - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

  • 2017: $106,130
  • 2016: $137,062

Reconciling biological and social Indigeneity in the genomic era - Transfer from the University of Melbourne

Prof Emma Kowal, Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Cressida Fforde

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2017: $50,747
  • 2016: $82,299
  • 2015: $48,101

Other Public Sector Funding

Using museums to counter racism and increase acceptance of diversity among young people

Prof Yin Paradies, Prof Emma Kowal, Dr Naomi Priest, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Prof Fethi Mansouri, Dr Moya McFadzean, Ms Carolyn Meehan, Ms Linda Sproul

  • 2014: $40,000
  • 2013: $80,000

Addressing race-based discrimination in Australia: a cost-benefit analysis - Yin Paradies

Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Prof Tony LaMontagne, Dr Marion Frere, Dr Lennert Veerman, Prof Alan Shiell

  • 2013: $69,689

An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers and constraints of bystander anti-racism - Yin Paradies

Prof Yin Paradies, Prof Kevin Dunn, Prof Bernard Guerin, Dr Maria Hynes

  • 2014: $15,000
  • 2013: $60,222

Cyber-racism and community resilience

Prof Andrew Jakubowicz, Dr Ana-Maria Bliuc, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naysa Bahfen, Prof Kevin Dunn, Ms Victoria Erlichster, Ms Alison Henry

  • 2014: $23,000

Cultural Diversity and the Arts

Prof Fethi Mansouri, Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Danny Ben-Moshe, A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Anna Halafoff

  • 2015: $5,000
  • 2014: $16,000
  • 2013: $16,000

Standing up' to racial bullying among Australian school students

Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Kevin Dunn, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Jacqueline Nelson, A/Prof Anne Pedersen, Asst/Prof Philip Curry, Ms Eveline Mouglalis, Ms Marica Stipanovic, Mr Christopher Thompson, Ms Katerina Lecchi

  • 2015: $80,000

Arts About Us Evaluation

A/Prof Hilary Glow, Ms Anne Kershaw, A/Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Yin Paradies

  • 2015: $39,000
  • 2014: $21,000
  • 2013: $60,000

Transnational News and Multicultural Australia

Dr Usha Manchanda Rodrigues, Prof Yin Paradies

  • 2016: $28,000

Industry and Other Funding

Evaluation of Regional Participation Project

A/Prof Danny Ben-Moshe, Dr Anna Halafoff, Prof Yin Paradies

  • 2014: $50,000
  • 2012: $50,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2015

Amanuel Habtegiorgis

Thesis entitled: Measuring the Economic Consequences of Racial Discrimination in Australia

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2017

Brandi Nichole Fox

Thesis entitled: Intercultural subjectivities of the everyday: A study of Australian school kids

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Suresh Joshi

Thesis entitled: Understanding health behaviour trajectories of immigrants in Australia: a longitudinal investigation

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences