Personal profile


Professor Anita Harris is an Honorary Research Professor and former Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University. She is now a Research Professor in the Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University.

While an ARC Future Fellow she undertook a project entitled 'Young People and Social Inclusion in the Multicultural City' and an ARC Discovery Project (2011-2013) on 'The Civic Life of Young Australian Muslims: Active Citizenship, Community Belonging and Social Inclusion'. Anita was previously a Mid-Career Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, where she was also Deputy Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies. Her research interests include youth identities and cultures; citizenship, participation and new politics, and globalisation and multiculturalism, and she is best known as a leader in the interdisciplinary field of girls' studies. 



External positions

Research Professor, Deakin University

15 Oct 2015 → …


  • Youth Citizenship
  • Social Connection
  • Civic Participation
  • Individualisation
  • Comparative Youth
  • Youth Identities And Cultures
  • Citizenship
  • Girls

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Projects 2000 2015

Research Output 1996 2018

Youthful socialities in Australia’s urban multiculture

Harris, A. 2018 In : Urban Studies. 55, 3, p. 605–622 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Young people, politics and citizenship

Harris, A. 2017 Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood. Furlong, A. (ed.). 2nd ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 295-300 6 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

Chinese immigrant youth identities and belonging in Prato, Italy: Exploring the intersections between migration and youth studies

Raffaeta, R., Baldassar, L. & Harris, A. 2016 In : Identities. 23, 4, p. 422 - 437 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

At home/out of place: Young people's multicultural belongings

Harris, A. 2015 Cultural, Religious and Political Contestations: The Multicultural Challenge. Mansouri, F. (ed.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 155 - 167 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (Book)