Professor Jake Najman
Professor Jake Najman
Professor
Sociology

j.najman@uq.edu.au
Phone:  (+61 7) 336 53344
Fax:  (+61 7) 336 51544

Room 440, Level 4,
Michie Building (#9), St Lucia Campus

Qualifications:

BA - Hons (Medical Sociology), University of New South Wales
PhD (Social Epidemiology), University of New South Wales

Professional activities:

Fellow - Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
Member - Sociological Association of Australia and New Zealand
Member - Public Health Association of Australia
Member - International Sociological Association

Background:

Director, Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre, 2001 - present
Professor of Sociology, School of Social Science, University of Queensland, 1995 - present
Head of Department, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland, 1993 - 2001
Reader, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland, 1988 - 1994

Research interests:
  • Social Factors Influencing Child Health and Development
  • The Mental and Physical Health of Mothers as they Age
  • Illicit Drugs: Patterns of Use and Access to Treatment Services

Please follow this link to find out more about Professor Najman’s research profile.

Representative publications:

Najman, J.M. & Hewitt, B. (2003) The Validity of Publication and Citation Counts for Sociology and Other Selected Disciplines. Journal of Sociology, 39(1): pp. 63 - 81

Brennan, P.A., Hall, J., Bor, W. & Najman, J.M. (2003) Health and Demographic Characteristics of Respondents in Relation to Early-onset Persistent Aggression in Boys and Girls. Developmental Psychology, 39(2): pp. 1 - 15

Purdie, D.M., Dunne, M.P., Boyle, F.M, Cook, M.D. & Najman, J.M. (2002) Health and Demographic Characteristics of Respondents in an Australian National Sexuality Survey: Comparison with Population Norms. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(10): pp. 748 - 753

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