Awards and Grants


Michelle Peterie (centre), with Journal of Sociology Editors in Chief Kate Huppatz and Steve Matthewman.

  • Journal of Sociology Best Paper Award 2017-2018
    Biennial award for the best article published in the Journal of Sociology in 2017 and 2018. Selected from a field of 97 articles.
    PETERIE, Michelle (2017) 'Docility and Desert: Government Discourses of Compassion in Australia’s Asylum Seeker Debate'. Journal of Sociology. Volume 53, Issue 2. Pp. 351-366. DOI: 10.1177/1440783317690926

  • Australian Postgraduate Award 2014-2017
    PhD scholarship at the University of University.

  • Faculty of Arts Double-Degree Scholarship 2004-2009 
    Undergraduate scholarship at the University of Wollongong.


  • Sydney Policy Lab Collaborative Projects Grant 2017
    RAMIA, Gaby and Michelle PETERIE. 'Improving the Employment Outcomes of Youth Through Sport and Social Engagement: Utilising Social Networks in Employment Services'. University of Sydney.