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Jacqueline Laughland-Booy

Senior Advisor ( Research and Communications), Australian Catholic University

Dr Jacqueline Laughland-Booÿ is a Senior Advisor (Research and Communications) in the Office of Vice-Chancellor and President at Australian Catholic University. Her research interests are in the fields of life-course studies and political sociology.


  • 2021–present
    Senior Advisor ( Research and Communications) , Australian Catholic University


  • 2016 
    Monash University, PhD


  • 2019
    Ghazarian, Z and Laughland-Booÿ J (2019) Young People, Political Knowledge and the Future of Australian Democracy. Australian Quarterly, 90(1), pp.38-43.,
  • 2019
    Laughland-Booy, J, Skrbiš, Z (2019) Cosmopolitan Acceptance: A Model for Understanding Accepting Views Towards Asylum Seekers Studies in Arts and Humanities (Special Issue on Asylum Narratives),4(2), pp. 5–18 ISSN 2009-8278 (Online) ISSN 2009-826X (Print).,
  • 2018
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z and Newcombe P 2018, ‘Identity and intimacy: A qualitative longitudinal study of young Australians’. Journal of Adolescent Research. 33(6), pp. 725-751. DOI: 10.1177/0743558416684959.,
  • 2018
    Chesters, J, Smith, J, Cuervo, H, Laughland-Booÿ, J, Wyn, J, Skrbiš, Z and Woodman, D. (2018) Young Adulthood in Uncertain Times: The Association Between Sense of Personal Control and Employment, Education, Personal Relationships and Health. Journal of Sociology. doi:10.1177/1440783318800767,
  • 2018
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z and Ghazarian, Z 2018, ‘The voting strategies of young people: A conceptual framework’ Australian Journal of Political Science, 53(2), pp.143–159. ,
  • 2017
    Tomaszewski, W, Smith, J, Parsell, C, Tranter, B, Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z 2017, ‘Young, anchored and free? Examining the dynamics of early housing pathways in Australia’. Journal of Youth Studies, 20(7), pp.904-926.,
  • 2017
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Newcombe P and Skrbiš Z 2017, ‘Looking forward: Career identity formation and the temporal orientations of young Australians’. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 101, pp. 43-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvb.2017.04.005.,
  • 2017
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z and Tranter B 2017, ‘Narratives of nationhood: Young Australians’ concepts of nation and their attitudes towards ‘boat people’’. Journal of Sociology, 53(2), pp. 367-381.,
  • 2016
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z and Tranter, B 2016, ‘Crossing boundaries: Understanding the pro-asylum narratives of young Australians’, Ethnicities, 16(5), pp.752-769.,
  • 2015
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Mayall, M and Skrbiš, Z 2015, ‘Whose choice? Young people, career choices and reflexivity re-examined’, Current Sociology, 63(4), pp. 586-603.,
  • 2014
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z and Tranter, B 2014, ‘Toleration or trust? Investigating the acceptance of ‘boat people’ among young Australians’, Australian Journal of Social Issues 49(2), pp. 195-216.,

Research Areas

  • Social Change (160805)
  • Race And Ethnic Relations (160803)
  • Sociology (1608)