Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University

Dr Sherene Idriss is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalization, Deakin University.

She obtained her PhD from the Institute of Culture and Society, Western Sydney University in 2015. Her thesis examined the creative vocational aspirations of Arab-Australian young men and how categories of youth, gender, social class and personal ambition intersect and play out in ethnic-minority communities. Her research interests include the youth subcultures; intersections between religion, gender and identity practices.

Sherene Idriss is the author of 'Young Migrant Identities: Creativity and Masculinity', Routledge (2018).


  • 2018–present
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University


  • 2015 
    Western Sydney University , PhD