Doctor Sue Dyson

Research Officer


Sue Dyson has a background public health, nursing, health promotion and education; she is a social researcher whose interests focus on sexuality, gender and equity.

Sue has worked across a diverse range of settings including sport, workplaces, schools, with parents, children and young people, as well as with LGBTIQ+ communities, disabled people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She has consulted with community organisations and peak bodies, as well as for commonwealth, state, and local governments. She has extensive experience researching and evaluating programs; through her work she aims to provide practical outcomes for the communities and organisations with which she works.


  • Adjunct Associate Professor, La Trobe University, Centre for Sport and Social Justice & The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society.


  • 2007: Doctor of Philosophy: La Trobe University, Melbourne
  • 1986: M. Ed. (Prelim). Monash University, Melbourne
  • 1984: Grad Dip Women’s Studies. Deakin University, Melbourne
  • 1966: General Nursing Diploma Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne

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