DR Kristin Diemer

DR Kristin Diemer


  • Community attitudes (Violence against women)
  • Identity and formations of self within a social context
  • The portrayal of women in media, art and culture
  • Violence against women (Social policy, law reform, community service)



  • Dr Kristin Diemer is a sociologist with twenty years of research experience designing, implementing and managing both large and small scale projects. Her applied social research skills are particularly aimed toward research design, methodology and data analysis (mixed methods).  Her focus has been in the area of family and domestic violence applied research.

    Recent projects include mixed-methods data collection and analysis across both small case files and large hospital and governmental department databases recording family violence, sexual assault, homicide and child abuse incidents. 

    In addition to research positions in both academia and across government, she teaches in the areas of social change and research methodology and also undertakes photo-documentary projects on social issues.


Member of

  • MEAA. Media Entertainment Arts Alliance 2012 - 2014
  • TASA. The Australian Sociological Association 2013


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Education and training

  • PhD, Monash University 2001
  • BA, Monash University 1989

Awards and honors

  • Award: Excellence in Research Translation in International Development, University of Melbourne School of Social Work, 2017
  • Award: Supporting Collaborations in Developing Countries, University of Melbourne School of Social Work, 2015



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • My research interests are sociologically based using theories of social structure and intersectionality alongside gender analysis.