Dr Graham Dwyer

Dr Graham Dwyer is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne (CSI Swinburne).

Graham is currently Course Director and has previously been Major Discipline Coordinator (Master of Social Impact). He is also a Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University of Technology as well as a Research Associate at Natural Hazards Research Australia Institute (previously the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre).

He holds an undergraduate and masters degree from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and a doctorate from University of Melbourne, Australia.

Graham's research revolves around the areas of sensemaking, learning and change in emergency management organizations. He has written various opinion pieces for The Conversation as well both Fairfax Media (The Age; The Sydney Morning Herald; and Brisbane Times) & The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd (Herald Sun and Weekly Times).

His research has been published in Organization Studies, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Australian Journal of Public Administration and Management Learning.

Graham currently teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the areas of social impact. His teaching philosophy centres on student development.

He uses theoretical frameworks and his previous career experience to engage students in the nuances of complex societal issues so that they can they make positive contributions to society as both people and professionals after completing their university study.