Ken Knight

Ken Knight

Manager, Community Engagement
The Australian Institute of Family Studies
BA(Hons) (Melb), MA (Melb), GradDipPsych (Deakin)

Ken Knight joined the Australian Institute of Family Studies in 2011, and currently manages stakeholder engagement activities for the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange and Expert Panel Project. 

Ken has authored a number of Institute publications, and from 2013-14 was a member of the Deakin Health Sciences Advisory Board.

Ken's professional interests include innovative approaches to knowledge translation and exchange; the impact/use of digital communications on young people and families; the mental health of children and young people; and same-sex parents/families.

Ken has graduated from degrees in gender and film studies, cultural management and psychology.

Selected publications

Qu, L., Knight, K., & Higgins, D. (2016). Same-sex couple families in Australia (Facts Sheets). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Knight, K., & Dean, A. (2016). Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe (CFCA Resource Sheet). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Knight. K., & Hunter, C. (2013). Using technology in service delivery to families, children and young people (CFCA Paper No. 17). Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne.

Price-Robertson, R., & Knight, K. (2012). Natural disasters and community resilience: A framework for support. (CFCA Paper No. 3). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Price-Robertson, R., Hunter, C., & Knight, K. (2012). Enhancing the wellbeing of children and young people: A showcase of best practice programs and services. Perth: Commissioner for Children and Young People (WA).

Robinson, E., & Knight, K. (2012). Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange. Every Child (18:3)

Robinson, E., & Knight, K. (2012). The Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange. Family Matters 90. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.