Santina is Professor of Diversity Management in the Swinburne Business School at Swinburne University of Technology. Santina has researched in the area of immigration and work since the early 1990s, having won 50 external research grants and published on immigrant women, industrial restructuring, immigrants and trade unions and managing diversity (113 publications). She was a longstanding executive member of the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria, and has had other community and government board roles. Santina was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal in 2008, and participated in the Australia 2020 Summit. Her current research focuses on the adjustment of expatriate spouses, diversity in postgraduate education and employment barriers for skilled immigrants. .
Centenary of Federation Medal