Staff profile - Yin Paradies

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Prof Yin Paradies

Position: Professor
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92443873 +61 3 92443873
Email: yin.paradies@deakin.edu.au

Biography

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 122 publications including 79 peer-reviewed articles/book chapters. Prof Paradies has delivered 196 presentations (50 international), including 114 invited presentations as well as 35 guest lectures and 11 invited keynotes. He is an investigator on 15 current and 22 completed grants (10 as CIA) worth over $15.8 million as well as an invited reviewer for 44 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 14 PhD and has supervised four students to completion.

As of June 2014, Prof Paradies had 1,653 citations across all publications (with a Google h index of 20). His work has been published in the highest ranking journals of several disciplines, including: Social Science and Medicine, International Journal of Epidemiology, Ethnic and Racial Studies and Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.


Qualifications

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


Academic

Teaching Interests

Race, Culture, Indigeneity and the Politics of Disadvantage (short course) 


Media appearances

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), 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 (27/05/13) 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).

The Age (14/03/08, p.3, 19/11/09, p. 11, 23/02/11 p. 9, 14/05/12, 01/06/13), 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), 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

Awards and prizes

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


Research

Research projects

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)

Developing an intervention to promote effective racial socialisation strategies for
parents and teachers (2010-2012). Priest N, Paradies Y, White F, Davis E, Kowal E. VicHealth, University of Melbourne ($199,742)

Evaluating the Localities Embracing and Accepting Diversity Program (2010-2012). Kelaher M, Paradies Y, Ferdinand A and Klocker N. VicHealth, University of Melbourne ($639,754)

Addressing race-based discrimination in Australia: A cost-benefit analysis (2011-
2013). Paradies Y Kelaher M, Shiell A, Vos E and LaMontagne T. Australian Research Council (LP100200057), VicHealth, Australian Human Rights Commission, Deakin University ($245,000)


Research interests

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


Research grants

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

Fozdar F, Paradies Y, Edwards R, Caballero C, McGavin K. Mixed race in Australia (2015). UWA Research Collaboration Awards ($15,000).

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 (2014-17), National Health and Medical Research Council Project grant G132652 ($918,963).

Paradies Y. Understanding and addressing racism in Australia (2014-17). Future Fellowship (FT130101148), Australian Research Council ($828,682).

Glow H, Kershaw A, Johanson K, Paradies Y. Arts About Us phase 2 evaluation (2013-15). 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 (2013-15). University of Western Sydney, ($410,000; a broader project incorporating ARC Discovery Indigenous Award IN130100051).

Ben-Moshe D, Paradies Y, Halafoff A. Evaluation of the Regional Presence Project (2012-15). Centre for Multicultural Youth ($135,360).

Intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools (2011-15). Halse C, Mansouri F, Moss J, Paradies Y, Arber R, Cloonan A, Arrowsmith C, Priest N, Denson N. 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 (2012-15). Australian Research Council (LP120200115), University of Technology, Sydney ($291,224).

Countering racism and promoting diversity through museums (2012-2015). 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 (2011-2015). 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 (2011-15). Dunn K, MacDonald H, Paradies Y, Dufty R. Australian Research Council Discovery (DP110103197), University of Western Sydney ($442,000).

Addressing race-based discrimination in Australia: A cost-benefit analysis (2011-15). Paradies Y Kelaher M, Veerman L, Vos E and LaMontagne T. Australian Research Council (LP100200057), VicHealth, Australian Human Rights Commission, Deakin University ($245,000).


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=paradyi


Publications

Publications

Pedersen A, Redmond J, Paradies Y. Psychosocial predictors of anti-racist bystander action towards Indigenous Australians, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, accepted, Aug 2014.

Perry R, Paradies Y, Pedersen A. Religious ambivalence: Suppression of pro-social attitudes toward asylum seekers by right-wing authoritarianism, International Journal of Psychology and Religion, accepted, May 2014.

Truong M, Paradies Y, Priest N. Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: a systematic review of reviews. BMC Health Services Research, accepted, Feb 2014.

Priest N, Perry R, Ferdinand A, Paradies Y, Kelaher M. Experiences of racism, intercultural attitudes, motivated fairness and mental health among primary and secondary school students in Australia, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, in press, June 2014.

Ben J, Paradies Y, Priest N, Parker E, Roberts-Thomson K, Lawrence H, Broughton J, Jamieson L. Self-reported racism and experience of toothache among pregnant Aboriginal Australians: exploring psychosocial mediators. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, in press June 2014.

Priest N, Walton J, White F, Kowal E, Fox B, Paradies Y. ‘You are not born being racist, are you?’ Discussing racism with primary aged-children. Race Ethnicity and Education, in press, July 2014.

Priest N, Walton J, White F, Kowal E, Baker A & Paradies Y. Understanding the complexities of ethnic-racial socialization processes for both minority and majority groups: A 30-year systematic review. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, in press, Aug 2014.

Ben J, Jamieson L, Priest N, Parker E, Roberts-Thomson K, Lawrence H, Broughton J, Paradies Y. 2014. Experience of racism and tooth brushing among pregnant Indigenous Australians: exploring psychosocial mediators. Community Dental Health, in press 31:1-8.

Walton J, Paradies Y, Priest N, Freeman L, Wertheim E. Fostering intercultural understanding through secondary school experiences of cultural immersion. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, in press March 2014.

Ferdinand A, Paradies Y, Perry R, Priest N, Kelaher M. 2014. Aboriginal health promotion through addressing employment discrimination, Australian Journal of Primary Health, 20(4) 384-388.

Kelaher M, Ferdinand A, Paradies Y. 2014. Experiencing racism in health care: The mental health impacts for Victorian Aboriginal communities. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(1):44-47.

Habtegiorgis A, Paradies Y, Dunn K. Are racist attitudes related to experiences of racial discrimination? Within sample testing utilising nationally representative survey data. Social Science Research. 2014 47:178–191.

Bastos J, Celeste R, Barros A, Paradies Y, Faerstein E. Are different types of interpersonal discrimination associated with common mental disorders? Findings from Brazilian university students. Cadernos de Saúde Pública. 2014 30(1):175-186

Paradies Y, Truong M, Priest N. A systematic review of the extent and measurement of healthcare provider racism. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2014 29(2): 364-387.

Walton J, Priest N, Paradies Y. ‘It depends how you’re saying it’: The complexities of everyday racism. International Journal of Conflict and Violence. 2013 7(1): 74-90.

Walton, J, Priest N, and Paradies Y. Identifying and developing effective approaches to foster intercultural understanding in schools. Intercultural Education 2013 24(3): 181-194.

Kowal E, Franklin H, Paradies Y. Exploring reflexive antiracism as an approach to diversity training. Ethnicities 2013 13(3): 316-336.


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