Dr Joseph Borlagdan
Dr Joseph Borlagdan is a Principal Research Fellow at the Research and Policy Centre, Brotherhood of St Laurence. He is currently leading a longitudinal study investigating the effectiveness of the Education First Youth Foyers, an innovative model supporting young people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness. Joseph is passionate about the role of sociology in addressing social problems, and is the Applied Sociology Portfolio Leader of The Australian Sociological Association Executive Committee. Joseph gained a PhD in Sociology from Flinders University in 2005 and is an Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne.