Dr Julia Verdouw

Dr Julia Verdouw

Honorary Associate

Julia Verdouw, an Honorary Associate at AC, has a long association with AC through her role as senior lecturer at the National Institute for Christian Education. She has extensive research experience in local, state and national research projects, research project management, program evaluation, and policy development. Working in collaborative partnerships, she has contributed to community, federal, state and local government and industry solutions in the areas of affordable housing, housing policy outcomes, and building sustainable communities, including for remote Indigenous communities. More recently her research work has focused on professional learning in education practice.

Her teaching background includes a range of undergraduate and postgraduate research methods, research design and qualitative research courses, and volunteering in sociology.

Julia gained her PhD in sociology at the University of Tasmania with a thesis focusing on the good life, money and morality. As an educator focused on research, she is interested in education and research philosophies that develop whole-person formation, and in developing new paradigms for educational research.

Julia is a member of the Holistic Human Health research cluster.

Qualifications

PhD (University of Tasmania)
Dissertation Title For the Love of Money: Moral Orientations Towards Money in the Good Life 2008

BArts (1st Class Hons) (University of Tasmania) 2001

Research Interests

Affordable housing, housing policy, building sustainable communities, Indigenous communities, professional learning in education

Books

  • 2017
    • Eccleston RG, Warren N, Verdouw J, Flanagan KM (2017). Pathways to state property tax reform. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited; Melbourne, Australia. | External link

Journal Articles

  • 2022
    • Verdouw, J. and Eccleston, R. (2022). Airbnb and the Hidden Barriers to Effective Regulation: A Case Study of Short-Term Rentals in Tasmania. Urban Policy and Research, 41(2) 195–209.
  • 2021
    • Verdouw J, Yanotti MB, De Vries J, Flanagan K, Ben Haman O (2021). Pathways to regional housing recovery from COVID-19. AHURI Final Report, 354 1-106. | External link
    • Verdouw, J., Faulkner, D., Cook, P., Tually, S., Liu, E., Judd, B., Barrie, H. and Coram, V. (2021). Ageing well in public housing. AHURI Final Report No. 369, No. 369. | External link
  • 2020
    • Flanagan KM, Levin I, Tually S, Varadharajan M, Verdouw J, et al. (2020). Understanding the experience of social housing pathways. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 324. | External link
  • 2019
    • Beer A, Flanagan K, Verdouw J, Lowies B, Hemphill E, et al. (2019). Understanding Specialist Disability Accommodation funding. AHURI Final Report, 310. | External link
    • Verdouw J., & Flanagan K. (2019). I call it the dark side: stigma, social capital and social networks in a disadvantaged neighbourhood. Urban Studies, 56 (16) 3375-3393.
  • 2018
    • Eccleston R, Verdouw J, Flanagan K, Warren N, Duncan A, et al. (2018). Pathways to housing tax reform. AHURI Final Report, 301 1-73.
    • Verdouw J., & Habibis D. (2018). Housing First programs in congregate-site facilities: can one size fit all?. Housing Studies, 33(3) 386-409.
  • 2016
    • Verdouw JJ (2016). The subject who thinks economically? Comparative money subjectivities in neoliberal context. Journal of Sociology, 53(3) 523-540.
  • 2014
    • Habibis D, Phillips P, Phibbs P, Verdouw J (2014). Progressing tenancy management reform on remote Indigenous communities. AHURI Final Report, 223 1-103.

Internal and External Grants

  • 2021
    • COVID-19 and housing: Consequences for and emerging needs of households (2020-2021), $107943, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
    • Inquiry into pathways to housing tax reform (2016 - 2017), $256676, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • 2020
    • The impact of Centacare Evolve Housing community initiatives (2019-2020), $30000, CatholicCare Tasmania
  • 2019
    • Public Housing: an effective and appropriate tenure for ageing well?, $148006, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • 2018
    • Experiencing social housing pathways: bridging the policy and practice divide, $148922, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute:
    • Understanding Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Funding, $127324, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
  • 2017
    • Centacare Evolve Housing Social Return on Investment (SROI) Project (2016 - 2017), $50000, CatholicCare Tasmania
  • 2016
    • Community engagement for the 'Hard to reach': Trialling participatory social network mapping in Tasmania (2015 - 2016), $27895, Henry Halloran Trust

Professional Memberships

University of Tasmania (since 2021)

Completed Supervision

  • 2022
    • Ella Horton, Place Based Initiatives as a Policy Response to Housing Inequality and Social Marginalisation: A case study of the Social Impact Programs in the neighbourhood of Bridgewater/Gagebrook, Tasmania (Doctoral Thesis)
  • 2019
    • Gina Zappia, ‘Living’ in the Private Rental Sector: How women, 55 years of age and older, achieve housing security and experience ‘home’ (Doctoral Thesis)