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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR SUSAN CARLAND 08:30-09:30 // day two

Susan CarlandDr Susan Carland is an academic, author, and social commentator. She is the Director of the Bachelor of Global Studies at Monash University, and was previously the Deputy Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies. She has a BA, BSc, and a PhD from Monash University's School of Social Sciences. Susan's first book, Fighting Hislam, was published by Melbourne University Press in 2017. She also co-authored The Research Process , published by Oxford University Press, and has written numerous articles published in print media.

Susan's research has provided the foundation for her career as an influential social commentator. She has appeared as an expert commentator on countless television and radio programs, is the host of the SBS TV show Child Genius, and has presented her research at the United Nations in Geneva as a guest of The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement. She has been named on the "20 Most Influential Australian Female Voices" list by The Age in 2012, the "500 Most Influential Muslims in the World" list published by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (Amman, Jordan), and as a "Muslim Leader of Tomorrow" by the UN Alliance of Civilisations.

Susan is excited to discuss with our ICUR 2019 attendees how research has shaped her academic and media careers. You can read more about Dr Carland here: