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SHARP Professor, leader of the Vitalities Lab, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Centre, UNSW Sydney, and leader of the UNSW Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, UNSW

Deborah Lupton is a sociologist and media studies researcher. She is the author/co-author of 18 books and over 200 articles and book chapters. Deborah leads the Vitalities Lab at UNSW Sydney and also leads the UNSW Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society as well as its Health Focus Area and is co-leader of the People Program.

Deborah blogs on sociological issues at 'This Sociological Life' and tweets @DALupton. She is a member of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.In 2018, she was awarded a Honorary Doctorate of Social Science by the University of Copenhagen.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Centenary Research Professor, University of Canberra
  • 2013–2013
    Senior Principal Research Fellow (Professor), University of Sydney
  • 1995–2005
    Professor of Sociology and Cultural Studies, Charles Sturt University

Education

  • 1993 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 1991 
    University of Sydney, Master of Public Health
  • 1989 
    Australian National University, Bachelor of Letters
  • 1987 
    Australian National University, Bachelor of Arts

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • Sociology Not Elsewhere Classified (160899)