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Brendan Churchill

ARC Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, The University of Melbourne

Brendan is an Australian Research Council-funded Research Fellow and Lecturer in Sociology located in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. His research interests include work and labour markets; families and intimate relationships; the intersection of work and family; gender equity; and the future of work. His current research project includes an ARC funded DECRA project on youth underemployment. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, Brendan was a Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania.

Brendan is a member of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and Australian Population Association (APA).


  • 2017–present
    Research Fellow , University of Melbourne
  • 2016–2017
    Research Fellow, University of Tasmania
  • 2013–2016
    Associate Lecturer, University of Tasmania


  • 2017 
    University of Tasmania, Doctor of Philosophy

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • Australian Population Association

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • Population Trends And Policies (160305)
  • Demography (1603)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation And Social Impact Assessment (160801)
  • Family And Household Studies (160301)