Dr Karen Block is Associate Director of the Child and Community Wellbeing Program, Centre for Health Equity, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. She is also the Academic Lead of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute’s research program, Migration and Social Cohesion and Academic Convenor of the associated Interdisciplinary PhD program in Migration, Statelessness and Refugee Studies..


  • University of Melbourne

    University, Melbourne, Australia
    Senior research fellow


Addressing Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Research with Refugee-background Young People: Reflections from the Field

Authors Elisha Riggs, Deborah Warr, Karen Block, ...
Year 2013
Journal Name Journal of refugee studies, 2012, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 134–148
1 Journal Article

Promoting Social Inclusion through Sport for Refugee-Background Youth in Australia: Analysing Different Participation Models

Authors Karen Block, Lisa Gibbs
Year 2017
Journal Name Social inclusion, 2018, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 142-152
2 Journal Article
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