Kate is a qualified social worker with direct practice experience in a range of metropolitan and regional areas including child protection and work with adult offenders. Her research interests and expertise centre on the discursive construction of gender, masculinities and violence within the context of policy and practice in preventing, and responding to, violence.
PhD (Deakin University)
Masters of Social Science (Criminology)
Bachelor of Social Administration
Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services)
Academic Lead, Strengthening Social Work Practice Education (project)
Peer Evaluator (Teaching)
Member, Centre for Research on Men and Masculinities (CROMM), University of Wollongong, NSW.
Current research grants
Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People ($40,000), 11/4/2018. Project: Understanding, exploring and evaluating a community visiting scheme for children in care. CIs: L Hallahan, K Seymour, S Wendt.
School of Nursing & Midwifery ($17,650) & the Sammy D Foundation, 2017. Project: Men’s violence: Health, education, relationships, change. CIs: A Hutton, B Wadham, K Seymour.