Professor of Sociology
University of Newcastle



Research expertise:

  • Youth
  • Culture
  • Gender
  • Islam
  • Far Right

Key publications:

  • Nilan, P. (2019) Alt-right warriors in Australia: Soldiers of Odin and True Blue Crew, in Peucker and D. Smith, eds, The Far-Right in Contemporary Australia. Palgrave.
  • Nilan, P. (2018) Smoke gets in your eyes: Student environmentalism in the Palembang haze. Indonesia and the Malay World 46(136): 325-342.
  • Nilan, P. (2017) Muslim youth in the diaspora: Challenging extremism through popular culture.
  • Nilan, P. (2017) The ecological habitus of Indonesian student environmentalism. Environmental Sociology, 3(4): 370-380.
  • Feixa, C., Leccardi, C. and Nilan, P. (eds) (2016) Youth, space and time: Agoras and chronotopes in the global city.