Staff profile - Max Kelly

Dr Max Kelly

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: Warrnambool Campus
Phone: +61 3 55633316 +61 3 55633316



  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science, University College Dublin, Ireland, 1992
  • Master of Science, University of Aberdeen, 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Kingston University (UK), 2000
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007


Teaching Interests

International and Community Development incorporting agriculture, food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods, participatory development, cross cultural communication and practice.

Subjects and units currently teaching

AID712 Food Security and Sustainable Livelhoods

ASD715 Cross Cultural Communicati0on and Practice

AID753 Interantional and Community Development internships

AID721 Professional Practice

Knowledge areas

Food Security,  Livelihoods, , Community Engagement and Participatory Development (PRA), Agriculture and Rural Development, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Natural Resource Management, Water Resource Management, and the role of NGOs in development. Gender issue in development,


Research interests

Food Security, Food Systems, Sustainable Rural Livelihoods, Participatory Development, Community Development, Agricultural Extension, Civil society, NGOs and development, Natural Resource Management, Gender, Timor Leste, Bangladesh, Malawi, Uganda, Pacific.

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