Our network

The LAVAWN membership includes a diverse range of researchers across many disciplines working on a variety of exciting and innovative projects. Our researchers are across different stages of their research careers including principal researchers, early and middle-career researchers and higher degree students. Please see below for more information on our researchers.

NameDepartmentKey areas
Ali NortonSpeak Up
  • primary prevention
Angela TaftPublic health
  • IPV/Family Violence
  • VAW & Health
  • Australia & Timor Leste
Ann WilsonMidwifery & Nursing
  • DV
  • GP assistance
  • SE Asian diaspora
Anthony CollinsJustice and Legal Studies
  • gender based violence
  • intimate violence
  • violent masculinities
  • vicarious trauma amongst GBV research + support workers
Beatrice AlbaARCSHS
School of Public Health
  • Sexual Aggression
  • Misogyny
  • Feminism
Beatriz AyalaJudith Lumley Centre
  • severe maternal morbidity
  • violence against women
Cee DevlinGender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Autobiography
Curtis ReddGender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies
  • Gender
  • Queer
  • Violence
Ellen Munro 
  • queer/lesbian intimate partner violence
Geoff DicksonSports Management
  • sport
  • sponsorship and VAW
Gosia MikolajczakPsychology and Counselling
  • gender stereotypes
  • sexism
Hannah RobertLaw Schools
  • Family Law
  • Reproductive rights
  • Violence against pregnant people
Ingrid WilsonJudith Lumley Centre
  • risk factors (alcohol)
  • IPV
  • women
Jessica IsonGender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies
  • queer theory
  • sexuality and the law
Jessica MurphyARCSHS
  • Gender
  • LGBTI
Kirsty DuncansonJustice and Legal Studies
  • sexual violence
  • law
  • gender
Kirsty ForsdikeManagement-Business
  • sport
  • family violence
  • women's wellbeing
Kristina EdvardssonPublic Health
  • sex selection
  • gender discriminatory practices in pregnancy and childbirth
Laura ToltonSpanish and Latin American Studies
  • obstetric violence
  • ideology  discourse
Matthew ParsonsARCSHS
  • LGBTI
  • Domestic Violence
Mira StammersLaw
  • stalking
  • intervention orders
  • the court's understanding of the impact of mental health on behaviours impacting stalking/breaches of IVOs
Nicole Shackleton 
  • gender and law
  • discrimination
  • violence against women
Quinn EadesPolitics & Philosophy
  • Trans Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Autobiography
Stevie LebhersEducation
  • teaching
  • trauma
  • high-poverty
Tasha Weir 
  • gender equity in research


Contact Us

Please contact Ingrid Wilson if you would like to get in touch with network members.

Tel: +61 3 9479 6288

Email: i.wilson@latrobe.edu.au