Dr Cameron Duff

Dr Cameron Duff is Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for People, Organisation and Work in the School of Management at RMIT University.

Cameron also holds an adjunct research position at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University in Melbourne and is the Senior Editor for Social Science Research at the International Journal of Drug Policy (published by Elsevier and ranked 3 out of 29 for Substance Use Studies, Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports). Duff’s research at RMIT explores the role of social innovation and social enterprise in responding to complex health and social problems in urban settings. Duff has explored these themes in qualitative studies of housing insecurity, addiction and mental illness in Australia and Canada. Prior to arriving at RMIT, Duff was a Sir John Monash Fellow in the School of Psychology at Monash University (2009 – 2015). Between 2005 and late 2008, Dr Duff was a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr Duff was awarded his PhD in Political Theory in 2002 for research that developed a novel political ethics from the works of Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. Duff’s first book, Assemblages of Health: Deleuze’s Empiricism and the Ethology of Life, was published in 2014 by Springer. 

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Social entreprenurship and social enterprise, Organisational theory, Public health, Urban renewal, Innovation, Digital health, At-risk youth, Housing and homelessness, Mental health promotion.

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