Jacqueline Laughland-Booy

Research Associate in Sociology, Monash University

Dr Jacqueline Laughland-Booÿ is a Research Associate with the ‘Social Futures and Life Pathways of Young People in Queensland’ study at Monash University, Australia. Her research interests include the life trajectories of young people living in Australia, and the attitudes of young Australians towards ethnic and cultural diversity.


  • –present
    Research Associate, Monash University


  • 2016 
    Monash University, PhD


  • 2017
    Laughland-Booÿ, J, Skrbiš, Z and Newcombe P 2017, ‘Identity and intimacy: A qualitative longitudinal study of young Australians’. Journal of Adolescent Research. DOI: 10.1177/0743558416684959.,
  • 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.,
  • 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.,
  • 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.,

Professional Memberships

  • Career Development Association of Australia

Research Areas

  • Race And Ethnic Relations (160803)
  • Education Policy (160506)
  • Social Change (160805)