Jo Lindsay

Professor

  • 20 Chancellors Walk, Room S419

    3800 Clayton

    Australia

1996 …2022
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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 the Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre and Monash Infrastructure. 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 is a leading sociologist in the fields of families, consumption and environmental sociology with a strong track record in interdisciplinary research and supervision. She is currently researching household innovation and the transition to the low waste city, the transition to water sensitive cities, food and healthy eating in families and risky drinking subcultures.

Jo is passionate about research partnerships, research innovation and working with partners and communities to solve complex social issues.

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 2022

Research Output 1996 2019

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

14 Citations (Scopus)

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
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

Are family meals as important as we're told?

Jo Lindsay

9/12/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaPodcasts

Family meals research

Jo Lindsay

15/11/19

2 Media contributions

Press/Media: Research

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

Jo Lindsay

30/08/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment