Associate Professor
Erin O'Brien

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Justice


Personal details

Positions

Principal Research Fellow
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Justice
Associate Professor
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Justice

Keywords

Political activism, Ethical consumerism, Advocacy, Agenda-setting, Politics, Narrative, Modern Slavery, QUT Centre for Justice

Discipline

Political Science, Criminology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • MA (University of Durham)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Australian Political Science Association (APSA)
  • Law and Society Association
  • The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)

Teaching


  • JSB379 Political Practice, People Power and Protest
  • JSB260 Global Justice and Human Security
  • JSB263 Australian Political Institutions
  • JSB982 Transnational Crime
  • JSB418: Advanced Research Management
  • JSB171 Justice and Society

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Responsibility Framing, Modern Slavery, Fashion Industry
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Bree Hurst, Associate Professor Alice Payne
  • Social Media Activism and the Fight against Forced Labour: Slacktivism, Clicktivism and Offline Participation
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Helen Berents
  • Neutralisation techniques in narrative construction by right-wing extremist and Islamic extremist groups
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jodi Death, Dr Helen Berents
  • Bringing generations together: Exploring intergenerational dialogue in youth-led social movements in Latin America
    PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Helen Berents, Dr Caitlin Mollica