Associate Professor Graham Brown
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Graham Brown

Business School
Centre for Social Impact

Associate Professor Graham Brown is currently the Acting Node Director of the Centre for Social Impact

Graham has been working and researching community led health promotion, social change, and evaluation for more than 25 years. He is passionate about research that enables communities to mobilise and lead social change and this underpins Graham’s leadership role at the Centre for Social Impact UNSW, as the academic lead for Amplify and evaluation programs.

Graham’s early work in social impact and community mobilisation was in the Australian HIV response. Through this be became an advocate for community led and owned evaluation and building evidence to advocate for structural and policy change.

Graham has a long history of collaborative research and advocacy with marginalised or underserved communities and their organisations. This has included community organisations and health services working in HIV, hepatitis C, sexual health, youth outreach, mental health, multicultural health, rural health, and domestic violence.

Graham has led the application of systems approaches and complexity theory to support community, health and social services identify outcomes and demonstrate impact within their community, policy and health systems.

  • Journal articles | 2019
    Gunaratnam P; Heywood AE; McGregor S; Jamil MS; McManus H; Mao L; Lobo R; Brown G; Hellard M; Marukutira T; Bretaña NA; Lang C; Medland N; Bavinton B; Grulich A; Guy R, 2019, 'HIV diagnoses in migrant populations in Australia—A changing epidemiology', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212268
    Journal articles | 2012
    Brown G; Sorenson A; Hildebrand J, 2012, 'How they got it and how they wanted it: Marginalised young people's perspective on their experiences of sexual health education', Sex Education, vol. 12, pp. 599 - 612, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2011.634141
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hinchliff S; Fileborn B; Alba B; Lyons A; Minichiello V; Barrett C; Brown G; Malta S; Dow B, 2021, 'Talking about sex with friends: perspectives of older adults from the Sex, Age & Me study in Australia', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 23, pp. 367 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2019.1710568
    Journal articles | 2017
    Heywood W; Lyons A; Fileborn B; Minichiello V; Barrett C; Brown G; Hinchliff S; Malta S; Crameri P, 2017, 'Self-reported testing and treatment histories among older Australian men and women who may be at risk of a sexually transmissible infection', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 139 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16075
    Journal articles | 2018
    Leitinger D; Ryan KE; Brown G; Pedrana A; Wilkinson AL; Ryan C; Hellard M; Stoové M, 2018, 'Acceptability and HIV Prevention Benefits of a Peer-Based Model of Rapid Point of Care HIV Testing for Australian Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 22, pp. 178 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-1888-1
    Journal articles | 2019
    Schroeder SE; Higgs P; Winter R; Brown G; Pedrana A; Hellard M; Doyle J; Stoové M, 2019, 'Hepatitis C risk perceptions and attitudes towards reinfection among HIV-diagnosed gay and bisexual men in Melbourne, Australia', Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25288
    Journal articles | 2018
    Rade DA; Crawford G; Lobo R; Gray C; Brown G, 2018, 'Sexual health help-seeking behavior among migrants from sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia living in high income countries: A systematic review', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15071311
    Journal articles | 2018
    Power J; Mikołajczak G; Bourne A; Brown G; Leonard W; Lyons A; Dowsett GW; Lucke J, 2018, 'Sex, drugs and social connectedness: Wellbeing among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men who use party-and-play drugs', Sexual Health, vol. 15, pp. 135 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH17151
    Journal articles | 2017
    Brown G; Leonard W; Lyons A; Power J; Sander D; McColl W; Johnson R; James C; Hodson M; Carman M, 2017, 'Stigma, gay men and biomedical prevention: The challenges and opportunities of a rapidly changing HIV prevention landscape', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 111 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16052
    Journal articles | 2014
    Brown G; Pierce JL; Crossley C, 2014, 'Toward an understanding of the development of ownership feelings', Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 35, pp. 318 - 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/job.1869
    Journal articles | 2019
    Brown G; Perry GE; Byrne J; Crawford S; Henderson C; Madden A; Lobo R; Reeders D, 2019, 'Characterising the policy influence of peer-based drug user organisations in the context of hepatitis C elimination', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 72, pp. 24 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.025