Professor Johanna Wyn

Professor Johanna Wyn

Professor Johanna Wyn

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Professor Wyn is director of the YRC and a member of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia and the Academy of Social Sciences, UK.

She has a strong research track record of competitive research grants and with consultancies and tenders from a range of stakeholders, including government departments, foundations and the private sector. Johanna is engaged in multidisciplinary and multi-method research on young people’s lives, exploring the ways in which young people navigate their lives in a changing world, with a focus on the areas of gender, wellbeing and inequality. Her work is directed at contributing to the formation of policies that recognise young people as practicing citizens, cultural creators and active agents in learning and wellbeing. She leads the ARC funded Life Patterns longitudinal research program