If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Susan completed her PhD in the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University in 2015. Her research and teaching specialties focus on gender, sociology, contemporary Australia, terrorism, and Islam in the modern world.

Susan hosted the “Assumptions” series on ABC’s Radio National, and in 2012 she was named on the 20 Most Influential Australian Female Voices list by The Age. She has also been listed on the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World list, and as a “Muslim Leader of Tomorrow” by the UN Alliance of Civilizations. She is a regular paper reviewer on ABC TV’s News Breakfast, and has appeared on the Agony series, Q&A, Studio Ten, The Circle, Sunrise, The Einstein Factor, and Compass, as well as on numerous occasions on commercial and public radio.
Her writing has appeared in local and international newspapers, academic journals, websites, and anthologies.

Susan’s first monograph “Fighting Hislam” was published by Melbourne University Publishing in 2017, and “The Research Process (6th edition)“, co-authored with Professor Gary Bouma, was also published in 2016 by Oxford University Press.

Research area keywords

  • gender sexism activism the experiences of Muslim women

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

Research Output 2010 2018

Islam and feminism are not mutually exclusive, and faith can be an important liberator

Carland, S., 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Women, Faith and Sexism: Fighting Hislam

Carland, S. J., 2017, Carlton Vic Australia: Melbourne University Publishing. 182 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

The Research Process

Bouma, G. & Carland, S. J., 2016, 6th ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press. 256 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTextbookOtherpeer-review

The Research Process: 6th edition

Bouma, G. & Carland, S., 2016, 6th ed. South Melbourne Vic Australia: Oxford University Press. 229 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOtherpeer-review