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Professor of sociology, Monash University

Professor Jo Lindsay is Associate Dean Enterprise in the Arts Faculty and Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences (SoSS) at Monash University. Jo is a sociologist in the fields of families, consumption and environmental sociology with a strong track record in interdisciplinary research and supervision. She believes that excellent research has a huge role to play in solving complex problems and supporting more inclusive, equal and sustainable families and communities. Jo has published 3 books, over 50 articles and has over 2000 citations. She is regularly called upon by media to talk on family and sustainability issues. Jo is currently researching household innovation and the transition to the low waste city, the transition to water sensitive cities, food and healthy eating in families and risky drinking subcultures.

Jo is passionate about research partnerships, research innovation and working with partners and communities to solve complex social issues.


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    Professor of sociology, Monash University