Director, Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

Professor Johanna Wyn is Director of the Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne. Professor Wyn specialises in longitudinal research on young people, documenting their transitions across the dimensions of education, work, wellbeing, relationships and family life. Her research is policy-focused and she is interested in developing new research and policy approaches to chronic patterns of disadvantage amongst youth.


  • 2001–present
    Professor, The University of Melbourne
  • 2014–2014
    Director, Youth Research CentreAcademic, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne


Member of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia