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Prof Yin Paradies

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Alfred Deakin Professor

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 140 publications including 100 peer-reviewed articles/book chapters. Prof Paradies has delivered 217 presentations (63 international), including 129 invited presentations as well as 37 guest lectures and 11 invited keynotes. He is an investigator on 11 current and 31 completed grants (10 as CIA) worth over $16.5 million as well as an invited reviewer for 62 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 15 PhD and has supervised five students to completion.

As of April 2016, Prof. Paradies had 3,107 citations across all publications, with a Google h index of 28.

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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 coverage on the Channel 10 News (23/02/11), 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), 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), 6PR Perth (28/06/11), Melbourne Talk Radio (28/06/2011), 2GB Sydney (23/02/11), 2SER Sydney (28/10/11), 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), Herald Sun (12/09/07, 23/02/11 p. 17) 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.

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

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).

Kowal E, Paradies Y, Fforde C. Reconciling biological and social Indigeneity in the genomic era (2015-17). Australian Research Council (DP150102087), Deakin University ($197,153).

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)

Indigenous Evaluative component of LEAD Understanding and addressing racism against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians through the LEAD program (2010-1013). Paradies Y, Kelaher M, Klocker N, Webster K, Priest N, Kowal E. Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, University of Melbourne ($352,000)

Publications

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2015

Fostering intercultural understanding through secondary school experiences of cultural immersion

Dr Jessica Walton, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naomi Priest, Eleanor H. Wertheim, Elizabeth Freeman

(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 216-237, International journal of qualitative studies in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Assessing mediators between discrimination, health behaviours and physical health outcomes: a representative cross-sectional study

Joao Luiz Bastos, Roger Celeste, Diego Silva, Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Yin Paradies

(2015), Vol. 50, pp. 1731-1742, Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiolo, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Religious ambivalence: suppression of pro-social attitudes toward asylum seekers by right-wing authoritarianism

Dr Ryan Perry, Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Anne Pedersen

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 230-246, International journal for the psychology of religion, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Encountering the ‘other’: interpreting student experiences of a multi-sensory museum exhibition

Dr Philipp Schorch, Dr Jessica Walton, Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Yin Paradies

(2015), Vol. 36, pp. 221-240, Journal of intercultural studies, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Ethnic discrimination in private rental housing markets in Australia

Jacqueline K Nelson, Heather Macdonald, Dr Rae Dufty-Jones, Prof Kevin Dunn, Prof Yin Paradies

(2015), pp. 39-56, Housing in 21st century Australia : people, practices and policies, Surrey, Eng., B1

chapter

The consequences of intergroup ideologies and prejudice control for discrimination and harmony

Anne Pederson, Prof Yin Paradies, Ashleigh Barndon

(2015), Vol. 45, pp. 684-696, Journal of applied social psychology, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal

Racism as a determinant of health: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Prof Yin Paradies, Mr Jehonathan Ben, Dr Nida Denson, Dr Amanuel Elias, Dr Naomi Priest, Alex Pieterse, Arpana Gupta, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Gilbert Gee

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-48, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal
2014

Talking culture? Egalitarianism, color-blindness and racism in Australian elementary schools

Dr Jessica Walton, Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Emma Kowal, Fiona A. White, Katie Brickwood, Ms Brandi Nichole Fox, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 112-122, Teaching and teacher education, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Critical evaluation of a program to foster reflexive antiracism

Hayley Franklin, Prof Yin Paradies, Prof Emma Kowal

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 20-46, International journal of social science research, Las Vegas, Nevada, C1-1

journal

‘You are not born being racist, are you?’ Discussing racism with primary aged-children. Race, ethnicity & education

Dr Naomi Priest, Dr Jessica Walton, Fiona A. White, Prof Emma Kowal, Ms Brandi Nichole Fox, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 1-1, Race, ethnicity & education, London, Eng., C1

journal

Understanding the complexities of ethnic-racial socialization processes for both minority and majority groups : a 30-year systematic review

Dr Naomi Priest, Dr Jessica Walton, Fiona A. White, Prof Emma Kowal, Alison Baker, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 43, pp. 139-155, International journal of intercultural relations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Experiencing racism in health care: the mental health impacts for Victorian Aboriginal communities

A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Angeline Ferdinand, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 201, pp. 44-47, Medical Journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Patterns of intergroup contact in public spaces: micro-ecology of segregation in Australian communities

Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Yin Paradies, Angeline Ferdinand, Lobna Rouhani, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 30-44, Societies, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal

Experiences of racism, racial/ethnic attitudes, motivated fairness and mental health outcomes among primary and secondary school students

Dr Naomi Priest, Dr Ryan Perry, Angeline Ferdinand, Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher

(2014), Vol. 43, pp. 1672-1687, Journal of youth adolescence, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: a systematic review of reviews

Ms Mandy Truong, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naomi Priest

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 99-116, BMC health services research, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Are racist attitudes related to experiences of racial discrimination? Within sample testing utilising nationally representative survey data

Mr Amanuel Habtegiorgis, Prof Yin Paradies, Prof Kevin Dunn

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 178-191, Social science research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Age, class and race discrimination: their interactions and associations with mental health among Brazilian university students

Jono Bastos, Aluisio Barros, Roger Celeste, Prof Yin Paradies, Eduardo Faerstein

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 175-186, Cad saude publica, Sao Paulo, Brazil, C1-1

journal

Changes in exposure to 'life stressors' in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, 2002 to 2008

Matthew Stevens, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 144-155, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Experience of racism and tooth brushing among pregnant Aboriginal Australians: exploring psychosocial mediators

Mr Jehonathan Ben, Lisa M. Jamieson, E J Parker, Kaye Roberts-Thomson, Heather Lawrence, John Broughton, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 145-152, Community dental health, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Psychosocial predictors of antiracist bystander action toward indigenous Australians

Jonathan Redmond, A/Prof Anne Pedersen, Prof Yin Paradies

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 474-490, Peace and conflict, Washington, D. C., C1

journal

Self-reported racism and experience of toothache among pregnant Aboriginal Australians: the role of perceived stress, sense of control, and social support

Mr Jehonathan Ben, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naomi Priest, Eleanor Parker, Kaye Roberts-Thomson, Herenia Lawrence, John Broughton, Lisa M. Jamieson

(2014), Vol. 74, pp. 301-309, Journal of public health dentistry, , C1-1

journal

Differences in health behaviours between immigrant and non-immigrant groups: a protocol for a systematic review

Mr Suresh Joshi, Dr Santosh Jatrana, Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naomi Priest

(2014), Vol. 3, pp. 1-6, Systematic reviews, London, Eng., C1

journal
2013

Utilising self-report data to measure racial discrimination in the labour market

Mr Amanuel Habtegiorgis, Prof Yin Paradies

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 5-41, Australian journal of labour economics, Perth, W.A., C1

journal

Development of the reflexive antiracism scale – indigenous

Prof Yin Paradies, Hayley Franklin, Prof Emma Kowal

(2013), Vol. 32, pp. 348-373, Equality, diversity and inclusion, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Reflexive antiracism : a novel approach to diversity training

Prof Emma Kowal, Hayley Franklin, Prof Yin Paradies

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 316-336, Ethnicities, London, England, C1

journal

Labour market and other discrimination facing Indigenous Australian

Nicholas Biddle, Monica Howlett, Boyd Hunter, Prof Yin Paradies

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 91-113, Australian journal of labour economics, Perth, W.A., C1-1

journal

Identifying and developing effective approaches to foster intercultural understanding in schools

Dr Jessica Walton, Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Yin Paradies

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 181-194, Intercultural education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

'It depends how you're saying it': the conceptual complexities of everyday racism

Dr Jessica Walton, Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Yin Paradies

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 74-90, International journal of conflict and violence, Bielefeld, Germany, C1

journal

A systematic review of studies examining the relationship between reported racism and health and wellbeing for children and young people

Dr Naomi Priest, Prof Yin Paradies, Brigid Trenerry, Ms Mandy Truong, Saffron Karlsen, Yvonne Kelly

(2013), Vol. 95, pp. 115-127, Social science and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Racism as a determinant of health: a protocol for conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis

Prof Yin Paradies, Dr Naomi Priest, Mr Jehonathan Ben, Ms Mandy Truong, Arpana Gupta, Alex Pieterse, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher, Gilbert Gee

(2013), Vol. 2, pp. 1-7, Systematic reviews, London, England, C1

journal

Patterns and correlates of self-reported racial discrimination among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults, 2008–09: analysis of national survey data

Joan Cunningham, Prof Yin Paradies

(2013), Vol. 12, pp. 1-15, International journal for equity in health, London, England, C1

journal

The role of effective partnerships in an Australian place-based intervention to reduce race-based discrimination

Angeline Ferdinand, Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Margaret Kelaher

(2013), Vol. 128, pp. 54-60, Public health reports, Washington D. C., C1

journal

A systematic review of the extent and measurement of healthcare provider racism

Prof Yin Paradies, Ms Mandy Truong, Dr Naomi Priest

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 364-387, Journal of general internal medicine, New York, NY, C1

journal
2012

Theory and research on bullying and racism from an Aboriginal Australian perspective

Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews, Prof Yin Paradies, Roberto Parada, Dr Nida Denson, Dr Naomi Priest, Peter Bansel

(2012), pp. 1-14, AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

conference
2011

Australian racism and anti-racism : links to morbidity and belonging

Jacqueline K Nelson, Prof Kevin Dunn, Prof Yin Paradies

(2011), pp. 159-175, Migration, citizenship and intercultural relations: looking through the lens of social inclusion, Surrey, England, B1-1

chapter

Towards reflexive antiracism

Prof Emma Kowal, Hayley Franklin, Prof Yin Paradies

(2011), pp. 133-152, Directions and intersections : proceedings of the 2011 Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association and Indigenous Studies Research Network joint conference, Adelaide, S. A., B1-1

chapter
2010

Social determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander social and emotional wellbeing

Stephen R. Zubrick, Pat Dudgeon, Mr Graham Gee, Belle Glaskin, Kerrie Kelly, Prof Yin Paradies, Clair Scrine, Roz Walker

(2010), pp. 75-90, Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice, Canberra, A. C. T., B1-1

chapter

The social, cultural and historical context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Pat Dudgeon, Michael Wright, Prof Yin Paradies, Darren Garvey, Iain walker

(2010), pp. 25-42, Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice, Canberra, A. C. T., B1-1

chapter

Psychosocial stress and health: a conceptual overview

Prof Yin Paradies

(2010), pp. -, Advances in psychology research : vol. 64, New York, N. Y., B1-1

chapter

Beyond black and white: essentialism, hybridity, and indigeneity

Prof Yin Paradies

(2010), pp. 43-49, Indigenous archaeologies: a reader on decolonization, Walnut Creek, Calif., B1-1

chapter
2009

More than tolerance: racism and the health of young Australians

Prof Yin Paradies, J Forrest, K Dunn, A Pedersen, K Webster

(2009), pp. 207-226, Youth identity and migration: culture, values and social connectedness, Altona, Vic., B1-1

chapter
2007

Racism

Prof Yin Paradies

(2007), pp. 65-86, Social determinants of indigenous health, Crows Nest, N. S. W., B1-1

chapter