Dr Siobhan O'Sullivan

Honours Program Coordinator
PhD
School of Social Sciences

Contact

(02) 938 50689
Room G20, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus

Consultation

By appointment
Fields: Public Policy, Social Policy
Tags: Employment Services, Environmental Services

Research

Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan undertakes research into the delivery of contracted employment services in Australia, the UK, and around the world. She has a broad interest in the welfare state and 'mission drift'. She also has an ongoing interest in animal welfare policy and environmental ethics. You can listen to Siobhan podcast 'Knowing Animals' by clicking here: http://knowinganimals.libsyn.com. 

Publications

    Books

    • Considine M;O'Sullivan S, 2015, Introduction: Contracting-out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119016458.ch0
    • Considine M;Lewis JM;O'Sullivan SS;Sol E, 2015, Getting Welfare to Work: Street level governance in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands, Oxford University Press, Oxford, http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780198743705.do
    • O'Sullivan S, 2011, Animals, Equality and Democracy, Palgrave Macmillan

    Book Chapters

    • O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Animals and the Politics of Equity', in Garner R; O'Sullivan S (ed.), The Political Turn in Animal Ethics, Rowman & Littlefield International, http://www.rowmaninternational.com/books/the-political-turn-in-animal-ethics
    • Considine M;O'Sullivan S;Nguyen P, 2015, 'Governance, Boards of Directors and the Impact of Contracting on Not-for-profits Organizations - An Australian Study', in Contracting-Out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, pp. 55 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119016458.ch3
    • Hadley J;O'Sullivan S, 2013, 'Utilitarianism for the Dog that had Everything', in Hales S (ed.), What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Dog, Open Court, pp. 285 - 294, http://www.opencourtbooks.com/books_n/what_philosophy_dog.htm
    • Ross S;O'Sullivan S, 2013, 'The World Trade Organisation (WTO)', in Linzey A (ed.), The Global Guide to Animal Protection, University of Illinois Press
    • O'Sullivan S, 2009, 'Australasian Animal Protection Law and the Challenge of Equal Consideration', in Animal Law in Australasia: A New Dialogue, Federation Press, pp. 108 - 127
    • O'Sullivan S, 2007, 'Legislation – History (International) of Animal Welfare Policy', in Encyclopaedia of Human-Animal Relations: a global exploration of our connections with animals, Greenwood, pp. 1000 - 1007

    Journal articles

    Conference Papers

    • Brenton S;McCausland C;O'Sullivan S, 2013, 'Piracy, Animals and Democratic Engagement: The Limits of Civil Disobedience at Sea', in Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2013, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2013, Murdoch University, presented at Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2013, Murdoch University, 30 September - 02 October 2016
    • O'Sullivan S;Considine M;Lewis JM, 2009, 'John Howard and the Neo-liberal Agenda: The regulation and reform of Australia’s privatised employment services sector between 1996 and 2008', in Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2009, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2009, Macquarie University, presented at Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2009, Macquarie University, 28 - 30 September 2009
    • O'Sullivan S, 2006, 'Conflict and Coherence within the Australian Animal Protection Movement', in Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2006, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2006, Monash University, presented at Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2006, Monash University, 25 - 27 September 2006
    • O'Sullivan S, 2005, 'Animal Research Policy, Public Perceptions, and the Problem of Transparency', in Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in the Public Sector, Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in the Public Sector, Victoria University, presented at Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in the Public Sector, Victoria University, 04 - 07 April 2016

    Reports

    Theses / Dissertations

    Edited Books

Teaching

ARTS4267 

SRAP5101

SRAP5102

Other information

You can listen to my podcast Knowing Animals free here: http://knowinganimals.libsyn.com.

You can follow me on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Dr-Siobhan-OSullivan-1437453473192433/.

You can follow me on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/so_s.

You can learn more about my employment services research here: http://ssps.unimelb.edu.au/research/employment-services-research-projects.

And you can read my articles in the Conversation here: https://theconversation.com/profiles/siobhan-osullivan-1648/articles.