Our researchers are world class
With over $2 million in competitive research grants and funding secured over the past five years, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has extensive research capabilities that are highly sought after.
Our research spreads across diverse fields from humanitarian and disaster relief to European philosophy and psychoanalysis.
Professor Baogang He is an authority on Chinese democratisation, NGOs and local governance, Professor He, Deakin’s Chair in International Studies, and has an established international reputation. He has gained significant global attention for his work in international relations and Asian Studies.
Creating military leaders
The SHSS has a robust partnership with Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, the premier leadership and management school of the Australian Defence College, Canberra.
The collaborative program sees Deakin deliver courses for the professional development of senior Australian and overseas military officers and government officials.
The study of humanities and social sciences is the heart and soul of Deakin University. Studying with us, you’ll acquire critical thinking skills, the competence to engage cross-culturally, and the proficiency to navigate the workforce both today and in the future.
HEAD OF SCHOOL, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
A broad and culturally relevant range of education disciplines means you can specialise in the field of your choice.
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