Awards

 

Deakin University Award: 2013.
Alfred Deakin Professorship (Deakin University Highest Academic Honour). 

Faculty Research Excellence Award: 2012.
Faculty Research Excellence Award - Distinguished Researcher for 2012. 

Distinguished Visiting Researcher Program Award, Canada: 2011.
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. 

Faculty Research Excellence Award: 2010.
Faculty Research Excellence Award–Distinguished Researcher for 2010.

University Service Recognition Award: 2010. 
In recognition to fifteen years of service and commitment to the university.

University Recognition Award: 2010.
In recognition to contribution as a mentor to the ‘Developing Research Leaders Program’

Faculty Research Performance Award: 2010.
Faculty Research Performance Award: August Researcher of the Month.

Certificate of Appreciation from the Victoria Police: 2005.
In recognition of contribution to Police Academy and Vic Police Transcultural Advisory Unit  for cross-cultural training programs.

University Recognition Award: 2005. 
University award in recognition of service and commitment to university mission.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity (HREOC) Medal Awards: 2004.
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity (HREOC) Medal Awards: Lives in Limbo (UNSW Press, 2004, with Michael Leach) short-listed for the Non-Fiction Awards.

Faculty Research Performance Award: 2003. 
Faculty Research Performance Award: for Multiple Grants Success.

Faculty Research Award: 2002. 
Certificate of Recognition: the ‘Dean’s Award for Best Researcher’ in the Faculty of Arts.

Certificate of Appreciation from the Victorian State Government: 2001. 
Certificate of Appreciation from the Victorian State Government, in recognition of voluntary service to the community, International Year of Volunteers 2001.

Faculty Research Award: 2000. 
Certificate of Recognition: the ‘Dean’s Award for Best New Researcher’ in the faculty of Arts.

Certificate of Recognition from the Islamic Council of Philanthropy in Australia (ICPA): 2000. 
Certificate of Recognition from the Islamic Council of Philanthropy in Australia (ICPA) Sydney, for contribution to teacher training and professional development courses in community language schools.