Jo Lindsay

Professor

  • 20 Chancellors Walk, Room S419

    3800 Clayton

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

19962021
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Personal profile

Biography

Professor Jo Lindsay is Associate Dean Enterprise in the Arts Faculty and Professor of Sociology in the  School of Social Sciences (SoSS). 

Prof Lindsay is on the executive of Monash Infrastructure and the Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre.  She is past president of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and is on the academic organising committee the International Sociological Association World Congress planned for 2022.

Prof Lindsay specialises in the sociology of families, consumption and the environment. Over-consumption in families and communities is a central theme of her research. She researches food and healthy eating in families and the management of alcohol consumption by young people and domestic water use as part of the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

Research interests

Sociology of families and relationships, Sociology of Consumption, Sociology of the environment and sustainability

Monash teaching commitment

Introductory Sociology

Families, Relationships and Society

Global Consumption

Supervision interests

Sociology, Families, Environment and sustainability, Gender and Youth

External positions

Board member, Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS)

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2018

Research area keywords

  • Consumption
  • Gender
  • Families
  • Water
  • Work and Family
  • Care
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Sociology

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2002 2021

Research Output 1996 2019

Changing household water consumption practices after drought in three Australian cities

Lindsay, J. & Supski, S., 1 Aug 2017, In : Geoforum. 84, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Surnaming children born to lesbian and heterosexual couples: displaying family legitimacy to diverse audiences

Dempsey, D. & Lindsay, J., 2018, In : Sociology. 52, 5, p. 1017-1034 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Curating identity: Drinking, young women, femininities and social media practices

Lindsay, J. M. & Supski, S. D., 15 Feb 2017, Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World: Alcohol, Social Media and Cultures of Intoxication. Lyons, A., McCreanor, T., Goodwin, I. & Moewaka Barnes, H. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 49-65 17 p. (Routledge Studies in Public Health).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Responding to the Millennium drought: Comparing domestic water cultures in three Australian cities

Lindsay, J. M., Dean, A. J. & Supski, S. D., 2017, In : Regional Environmental Change. 17, 2, p. 565–577 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

University students’ drinking as a social practice and the challenge for public health

Supski, S., Lindsay, J. & Tanner, C., 2017, In : Critical Public Health. 27, 2, p. 228-237 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Visiting Research Fellowship

Jo Lindsay (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Visiting Scholar Research Fellowship

Jo Lindsay (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities 1989 2018

Joint Session Organiser

Jo Lindsay (Fellow)
Jul 2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Elected Board Member - National Leadership

Jo Lindsay (Fellow)
2017 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Member of International Academic Organising Committee

Jo Lindsay (Fellow)
Jul 2017

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Humanities and Social Sciences Grants

Jo Lindsay (Fellow)
2015

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities

Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) (External organisation)

Jo Lindsay (Member)
20142017

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Press / Media

Households tap into new water habitats

Jo Lindsay

11/07/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Most popular names: what happens when they all turn up at the same time?

Jo Lindsay

20/05/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

A third of women think they're better parents than their partners

Jo Lindsay

30/08/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Naming trends

Jo Lindsay

20/08/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

When your name peaked in popularity

Jo Lindsay

10/08/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment