Adjunct Professor Michael Dunne
Faculty of Business & law
Office of the Executive Dean, Business & Law
Adjunct Professor Dunne has an Honours degree in Psychology and a PhD in Experimental Psychology. Since the late 1980s he has taught and been engaged in research across a number of Public Health fields, with a primary focus on the social epidemiology of mental disorders. Since the early 2000’s he has worked extensively in East Asia. He has supervised 51 PhD students, 60% of whom are international.
Michael is currently part of a multidisciplinary team undertaking a 5-year study into the health outcomes and burden of disease caused by child maltreatment. Funded by the NHMRC, the study will survey 10,000 Australians with the aim of providing government and public policy makers knowledge to reduce the widespread mental and physical impact of child maltreatment.
Michael's research interests include: Prevention of violence against children; quality of life in people with chronic disease; social epidemiological analysis of mental health in East Asian cultures.more...