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Shanthi Robertson

Associate Professor, Institute for Culture and Society & School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University

Shanthi Robertson is Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Principal Research Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, specializing in migration and diversity, youth studies and urban social change. She is currently Chief Investigator on three Australian Research Council (ARC) funded projects and a frequent media commentator on migration and diversity issues. Her most recent publications appear in Geoforum, Current Sociology, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and Journal of Youth Studies. Her second book, Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time, was published by Bristol University Press in January 2021.

Shanthi is a member of the Australian Sociological Association (TASA).

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Associate professor, Western Sydney University
  • 2015–present
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Western Sydney
  • 2013–2015
    Research Fellow, University of Western Sydney
  • 2009–2013
    Lecturer, RMIT University

Education

  • 2009 
    RMIT University, PhD