Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett is a Lecturer and Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow. Helen holds a BA (Honours) and PhD, both from Monash. Her thesis and much of her subsequent work focuses on international student security. She is currently undertaking a four year ARC funded project focusing on International Student Safety and Crime. Helen’s work spans the sociology of education, organisations, work and communities, particularly in terms of cultural diversity, social inclusion, gender relations and crime.