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Professor, Institute for Public Policy and Governance, University of Technology Sydney

Alan Morris is a professor in the Institute of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Technology Sydney. His most recent books are The Private Rental Sector in Australia: Living with Uncertainty (co-authored with Kath Hulse and Hal Pawson); Gentrification and Displacement: The Forced Relocation of Public Housing Tenants in Inner-Sydney (Springer, 2019); The Australian Dream; Housing Experiences of Older Australians (CSIRO Publishing, 2016) and A Practical Introduction to In-Depth Interviewing (SAGE, 2015). He is the lead Chief Investigator for an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery project looking at international students and housing https://internationalstudentsandhousing.com/about/ and an ARC Linkage project examining the circumstances of applicants on the social housing waiting list and the impacts of waiting https://waitingforsocialhousing.com/2021/09/10/203/.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Chair professor, Institute for Public Policy and Governance, UTS

Education

  • 1996 
    The University of the Witwatersrand, PhD
  • 1985 
    University of Cape Town, M.Soc.Sc

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • International Sociological Association

Research Areas

  • Housing Markets, Development, Management (120503)
  • Urban Sociology And Community Studies (160810)
  • Social Policy (160512)
  • Human Rights And Justice Issues (220104)