Professor Johanna Wyn

Professor Johanna Wyn

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Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, University of Melbourne

Professor Johanna Wyn is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor at the University of Melbourne and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia and the Academy of Social Sciences, UK.

She is engaged in multidisciplinary and multi-method research on the ways in which young people navigate their lives in a changing world, with a focus on the areas of transition, gender, wellbeing and inequality. Her work recognises that young people are active citizens, cultural creators and active agents in learning and wellbeing.

Johanna leads the ARC funded Life Patterns longitudinal research program and has a strong research track record of competitive research grants and consultancies and tenders from a range of stakeholders, including government departments, foundations and the private sector.