Researcher

Dr George (Kev) Dertadian

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Biography

Qualifications - PhD

George (Kev) Dertadian, Ph.D. is a social researcher interested in alcohol and other drugs, the sociology of crime and deviance, and social and cultural theory. Kev has conducted several projects on the non-medical use of pharmaceuticals, focusing in particular on young people's use of opioids. He is currently a Lecturer in a Criminology as part of the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South...view more

Qualifications - PhD

George (Kev) Dertadian, Ph.D. is a social researcher interested in alcohol and other drugs, the sociology of crime and deviance, and social and cultural theory. Kev has conducted several projects on the non-medical use of pharmaceuticals, focusing in particular on young people's use of opioids. He is currently a Lecturer in a Criminology as part of the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales.

Research Areas - alcohol and other drugs, the sociology of crime and deviance, social and cultural theory


My Research Supervision


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My Engagement

I regularly contribute media articles to the public domain to ensure that my research is reaching the broadest group of people. A short list of media articles is below:

Dertadian, G. (2018) The people turning to painkillers for emotional relief. The Sydney Morning Herald: November 14.

Dertadian, G. (2018) Pain isn’t just physical: why many are using painkillers for emotional relief, The Conversation: November 2018.

Dertadian, G. & Tomsen, S. (2018) Drug users in outer Sydney need another medically supervised consumption room, The Conversation: August 2018.

Dertadian, G. (2018) Public housing ban on people with drug records likely to do more harm than good, research tell us, The Conversation: April 2018.

Tomsen, S. & Dertadian, G. (2016) Not everyone who takes painkillers for fun is an addict; some have just found a different way to cope, The Conversation: April 2016.


My Teaching

CRIM1010 - Criminology: An Introduction

CRIM2042 - Explaining Crime

CRIM3000 - Criminology in Practice

SRAP3003 - Policy Analysis

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Location

Morven Brown Building | Room G33

Contact

+61 (2) 9385 2019

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