Dr Nicholas Apoifis

ARTS/LLB (Macq-Hons), MA Research (UNSW), PhD (Macq)
School of Social Sciences


9385 2407
Room 144, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus


Wed 11-12

Peer Reviewed Manuscript (Book)

Apoifis, N (2017), Anarchy in Athens: An ethnography of militancy, emotions and violence. Manchester University Press, Manchester

Journal Articles

Apoifis, N, D Marlin, and A Bennie. (2017). “Noble Athlete, Savage Coach: How Racialised Representations of Aboriginal Athletes Impede Professional Sport Coaching Opportunities for Aboriginal Australians.” International Review for the Sociology of Sport 1012690216686337.

Bennie, A., Apoifis, N., Marlin, D., Caron, J. G., Falcão, W. R., García Bengoechea, E., Koh, K. T., MacMillan, F., & George, G. (2017). "A Guide to Conducting Systematic Reviews of Coaching Science Research". International Sport Coaching Journal.

Bennie, A., Apoifis, N., Marlin, D., & Caron, J. (2017) "Cultural connections and cultural ceilings: exploring the experiences of Aboriginal Australian sport coaches". Qualitative Research in Sport Exercise and Health https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2017.1399924

Apoifis, N (2016), “Fieldwork in a Furnace: Athenian Anarchists, Anti-Authoritarians & Militant Ethnography”, Qualitative Research. 1-17 DOI: 10.1177/1468794116652450

Book Chapters

Apoifis, N (2014), “Unity in Street-Militancy: Athenian Anarchists & Anti-Authoritarians”. In: Arvanitakis J and Treacher Kabesh A (eds), Revolt and Revolution, Reaching for the Possible, Inter-Disciplinary Press. E-book. http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/publishing/product/revolt-and-revolution-reaching-for-the-possible/ Oxford. P.79-90


Media Articles

Medicalxpress (2017) Racial stereotypes stymie Aboriginal leadership in sport, research finds http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-09-racial-stereotypes-stymie-aboriginal-leadership.html

The Conversation (13 /6/ 2016), Why are so few professional sport coaches from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities? https://theconversation.com/why-are-so-few-professional-sport-coaches-from-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-communities-59398

The Conversation (22/8/ 2016)  Here's to coaches, unsung heroes and role models for social change https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/social-affairs/here%E2%80%99s-coaches-unsung-heroes-and-role-models-social-change

Sydney Morning Herald (Opinion), (15/7/2015), The Greek Debt Crisis is Providing Fuel for the Country’s Neo Nazi Movement Golden Dawnhttp://www.smh.com.au/comment/the-greek-debt-crisis-is-providing-fuel-for-the-countrys-neonazi-movement-golden-dawn-20150715-gicmzt.html



Arts 1810 Foundations of Politics and International Relations

Arts 2813  International Security

Arts 3810  International Relations: Theory and Practice (IR Capstone)

Honours and prizes

Honours Supervision- University Medal Winner

  • Amelia Meurant-Tompkinson (2017)

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Other information

Dr Apoifis is a co-founder of Coaching Unlimited, a UNSW, WSU & Macquarie University initiative that provides sport specific coaching accreditation and research based health promotion workshops to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander coaches.

Academic Programs Officer SOSS, UNSW