• 68 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Personal profile

I completed a BSc(Hons first class) in Psychology at the University of Stirling, UK, before going on to complete a PhD in Community Psychology, also at the University of Stirling.  The title of the PhD was ‘Scottish secondary education from a critical community psychological perspective: power, control and exclusion’.  This research involved extended ethnography in a number of secondary educational settings and participatory research with young people who have experienced school exclusion.  The work examined education from a standpoint with these young people using Foucauldian discourse approaches to reveal problematic power relations in education. 

I have since been engaged in qualitative research involving: migrant children and families; young LGBTIQ people; young carers; evaluating health and mental health service provision; and student experiences of Higher Education. 

In 2010 I joined the School of Psychology at Charles Sturt University (CSU) on the Wagga Wagga Campus.  I teach qualitative methods and critical community psychology and my current primary research interests include the social exclusion experiences of young people and collaborative, ethnographic methodologies. I am a member of the Faculty research group on Health Services, which aims to provide a cross-disciplinary perspective that will seek to explore problems and challenges that the health industry faces.

I am the Editor of the Australian Community Psychologist

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Editor of Australian Community Psychologist

01 Jan 201831 Dec 2022

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Research Output

  • 68 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 17 Article
  • 4 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 3 Abstract

Evaluating a low-intensity cognitive behavioural program for young people in regional Australia

Fox, R., Nic Giolla Easpaig, B., Roberts, R., Greig, J., Burmeister, O., Dufty, J. & Thomas, S., 10 Apr 2020, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 28, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Co-producing trans ethical research

    Humphrey, R., Nic Giolla Easpaig, B. & Fox, R., 05 Aug 2019, The emergence of trans: Cultures, politics and everyday lives. Pearce, R., Moon, I., Gupta, K. & Steinberg, D. L. (eds.). 1st ed. United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 165-178 14 p. (Gender, bodies and transformation).

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Over exposure: The trauma exposure of TV news camera operators and reporters

    MacDonald, J., Fox, R. & Saliba, A., Sep 2019.

    Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract