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EmPr Joe Graffam

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Emeritus Professor

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Deakin Research

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Office of DVC Research

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Biography

Professor Joe Graffam is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research at Deakin University leading a portfolio that includes responsibility for:
• Deakin Research
• Deakin Research Innovations
• Institute for Frontier Materials 
• Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research provides academic leadership to advance Deakin’s distinctive research and research training both nationally and internationally.  This includes research development, industry-focused research and commercialisation and research promotion.

Prior to his appointment in 2018, Professor Joe Graffam was Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training and Performance Enhancement at Deakin University. Prior to that he was Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Development and Training and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic).  Joe is also Professor and Chair in Psychology.  He has worked in higher education for more than 30 years. Joe held early career positions as a researcher in the Neuropsychiatric Institute, School of Medicine, UCLA.

Since commencing with Deakin University, Joe has filled several senior academic positions within the Faculty of Health. More recently, he served as Chair of the Academic Board of the University. He has received two Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellent Contribution: Research – Research Facilitation (2004); and People, Culture and Change (2009). He has served on numerous University committees and working groups and has been a member of the Academic Board since 2005. Joe’s research has focused on the development and application of an ecological model for the study of community integration of people with a disability and, since 2000, also in the reintegration of ex-prisoners. He has an international reputation in both of these areas.

Qualifications and affiliations:
BBSc (Cal State U); MA (UCLA); PhD (UCLA); FAICD; MAPS; MACEA

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Biography summary

Professor Joe Graffam is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research at Deakin University leading a portfolio that includes responsibility for:
• Deakin Research
• Deakin Research Innovations
• Institute for Frontier Materials 
• Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research provides academic leadership to advance Deakin’s distinctive research and research training both nationally and internationally.  This includes research development, industry-focused research and commercialisation and research promotion.

Prior to his appointment in 2018, Professor Joe Graffam was Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training and Performance Enhancement at Deakin University. Prior to that he was Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Development and Training and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic).  Joe is also Professor and Chair in Psychology.

Publications

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2018

The impact of vocational education and training programs on recidivism: a systematic review of current experimental evidence

D Newton, A Day, M Giles, J Wodak, J Graffam, E Baldry

(2018), Vol. 62, pp. 187-207, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal article
2017

Public attitudes towards the employment of ex-offenders with a disability

A Darakai, A Day, J Graffam

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 3-12, Journal of intellectual disabilities and offending behaviour, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Prison industry and desistance from crime: an Australian programme

A Day, J Wodak, J Graffam, E Baldry, L Davey

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 899-909, Psychiatry, psychology and law, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Australian police officers' perceptions of sex offender registries

M Powell, A Day, M Benson, J Vess, J Graffam

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 120-133, Policing and society : an international journal of research and policy, Abingdon, England, C1

journal article

Experience and expression of anger among Australian prisoners and the relationship between anger and reintegration variables

A Shinkfield, J Graffam

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 435-453, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, CA, C1

journal article

Recidivism among participants of an employment assistance program for prisoners and offenders

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, B Lavelle

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 348-363, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, Thousand Oaks, CA, C1

journal article

Police officers' perceptions of interviewing offenders on sex offender registries

M Powell, A Day, M Benson, J Vess, J Graffam

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 255-266, International journal of police science & management, London, England, C1

journal article

Corrections education and employment assistance 'down under': current and emerging practices and paradigms

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, B Lavelle

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 221-234, London review of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2013

Problem Gambling Among International and Domestic University Students in Australia: Who is at Risk?

S Moore, A Thomas, S Kalé, M Spence, N Zlatevska, P Staiger, J Graffam, M Kyrios

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 217-230, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1

journal article

An accessible survey method: Increasing the participation of people with a disability in large sample social research

E Wilson, R Campain, M Moore, N Hagiliassis, J McGillivray, D Gottliebson, M Bink, M Caldwell, B Cummins, J Graffam

(2013), Vol. 63, Telecommunications Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

International sex offender registration laws: research and evaluation issues based on a review of current scientific literature

J Vess, A Day, M Powell, J Graffam

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 205-218, Police practice and research: an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2012

Analysis of the stages of change model of drug and alcohol treatment readiness among prisoners

F D'Sylva, J Graffam, L Hardcastle, A Shinkfield

(2012), Vol. 56, pp. 265-280, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, C1

journal article

The life conditions of australian ex-prisoners: An analysis of intrapersonal, subsistence, and support conditions

J Graffam, A Shinkfield

(2012), Vol. 56, pp. 897-916, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, C1

journal article
2011

The effect of organisational context variables on employer attitudes toward employability of Ex-offenders

J Lukies, J Graffam, A Shinkfield

(2011), Vol. 55, pp. 460-475, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, C1

journal article

LEGISLATIVE AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR OFFENDER REINTEGRATION IN VICTORIA

Lesley Hardcastle, Terry Bartholomew, Joe Graffam

(2011), Vol. 16, pp. 111-132, DEAKIN LAW REVIEW, C1

journal article

A comparative analysis of Australian sex offender legislation for sex offender registries

J Vess, B Langskaill, A Day, M Powell, J Graffam

(2011), Vol. 44, pp. 404-424, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, C1

journal article
2010

The relationship between emotional state and success in community reintegration for Ex-prisoners

A Shinkfield, J Graffam

(2010), Vol. 54, pp. 346-360, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, C1

journal article
2009

Community reintegration of ex-prisoners: Type and degree of change in variables influencing successful reintegration

A Shinkfield, J Graffam

(2009), Vol. 53, pp. 29-42, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, C1

journal article

Co-Morbidity of Conditions Among Prisoners

A Shinkfield, J Graffam, S Meneilly

(2009), Vol. 48, pp. 350-365, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, C1

journal article
2008

The perceived employability of ex-prisoners and offenders

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, L Hardcastle

(2008), Vol. 52, pp. 673-685, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, C1

journal article

Sources of well-being and commitment of staff in the Australian Disability Employment Services

A Noblet, J Graffam, J McWilliams

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 137-146, Health and Social Care in the Community, C1

journal article
2007

Ex-prisoners and ex-offenders and the employment connection: assistance plus acceptance

J Graffam, L Hardcastle

(2007), pp. 47-66, Vocational education and training for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia, Adelaide, Australia, B1

book chapter
2006

Multiple disadvantage and the health of ex-prisoners and offenders

J Graffam, A Shinkfield

(2006), pp. 58-81, Life on the margins : implications for health research, Frenchs Forest, NSW, B1

book chapter

Predictors of job strain and intention to quit in a reorganised Australian workforce

A Noblet, J Graffam, J McWilliams

(2006), pp. 1-21, BAM 2006 : building international communities through collaboration, Belfast, Ireland, E1

conference
2005

Keeping quality people engaged: workforce satisfaction within the disability employment industry, final report May 2005

J Graffam, A Noblet, J Crosbie, B Lavelle

(2005), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Achieving substantive equality and optimal participation : employees with a disability in the Victorian public sector

J Graffam, K Smith, L Hardcastle

(2005), Geelong, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2004

Employment and Intellectual Disability: Achieving Successful Employment Outcomes

K Smith, C Wilson, L Webber, J Graffam

(2004), Vol. 29, pp. 261-289, International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, C1

journal article

Employer satisfaction with employees with a disability: Comparisons with other employees

K Smith, L Webber, J Graffam, C Wilson

(2004), Vol. 21, pp. 61-69, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, C1

journal article

Variables affecting successful reintegration as perceived by offenders and professionals

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, B Lavelle, W McPherson

(2004), Vol. 40, pp. 147-171, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, C1

journal article

Employer satisfaction, job-match and future hiring intentions for employees with a disability

K Smith, L Webber, J Graffam, C Wilson

(2004), Vol. 21, pp. 165-173, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, C1

journal article

Attitudes of employers, corrective services workers, employment support workers, and prisoners and offenders towards employing ex-prisoners and ex-offenders

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, B Lavelle, L Hardcastle

(2004), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2002

Factors that influence employer decisions in hiring and retaining an employee with a disability

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, K Smith, U Polzin

(2002), Vol. 17, pp. 175-181, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, C1

journal article

Employer benefits and costs of employing a person with disability

J Graffam, K Smith, A Shinkfield, U Polzin

(2002), Vol. 17, pp. 251-263, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, C1

journal article

How to 'make it work': creating a future for bailees and ex-offenders : a preliminary report on interviews conducted with key stakeholders

J Graffam, A Shinkfield, B Lavelle, W McPherson

(2002), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

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