Prof. Andrew Markus

Prof. Andrew Markus

Researcher

Andrew holds the Pratt Foundation Research Chair of Jewish Civilisation in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University. He's a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a past Head of Monash University's School of Historical Studies, and has published extensively in the field of Australian race relations and immigration history.

His work with Monash and the Scanlon Foundation on mapping social cohesion has provided Australia with an important study of trust, immigration and diversity.

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Prof. Andrew Markus

Charting Change: Mapping social cohesion in communities

Australia's population is growing fast. A high proportion of us were born overseas. We have greater diversity than ever, but less social cohesion. At the same time, there's a collapse of trust in government. How can we foster communication and a sense of shared national enterprise across communities?

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