Dr Luke Craven

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Luke Craven is a Research Fellow in the Public Service Research Group at the University of New South Wales, Canberra.

Luke’s research focuses on developing new tools to understand and address complex policy challenges. He works with a range of public sector organisations to adapt and apply systems frameworks to support policy design, implementation and evaluation. Luke is known for developing the System Effects methodology, which is widely used to analyse complex causal relationships in participatory and qualitative data. He is also involved in number of collaborative projects that are developing innovative solutions to complex policy challenges, which includes work focused on food insecurity, health inequality, and climate resilience.

Luke holds a PhD in Political Science at the University of Sydney, where he remains affiliated with the Sydney Environment Institute and the Charles Perkins Centre. 

More information about Luke's research and publications is available through his website.

Books

Schlosberg D; Craven L, 2019, Sustainable Materialism Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life, Oxford University Press, USA, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/sustainable-materialism-9780198841500?cc=au&lang=en&

Craven L; Dickinson H; Carey G, 2018, Crossing Boundaries in Public Policy and Management: Tackling the Critical Challenges, Craven L; Dickinson H; Carey G, (eds.)

Book Chapters

Schlosberg D; Della Bosca H; Craven L, 2020, 'Disaster, place, and justice: Experiencing the disruption of shock events', in Natural Hazards and Disaster Justice: Challenges for Australia and Its Neighbours, pp. 239 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0466-2_13

Craven L; Carey G; Dickinson H, 2018, 'Introduction: The inexorable appeal of boundaries in public policy and management', in Crossing Boundaries in Public Policy and Management: Tackling the Critical Challenges, pp. 1 - 12

Craven L; Carey G; Dickinson H, 2018, 'The methodology challenge', in Crossing boundaries in public policy and management : tackling the critical challenges, Routledge

Carey G; Craven L; Dickinson H, 2018, 'The future of boundary spanning research and practice', in Crossing boundaries in public policy and management : tackling the critical challenges, Routledge

Carey G; Malbon E; Buick F, 2018, 'Boundary spanners: towards a theory of practice.', in Craven L; Dickinson H; Carey G (ed.), Crossing Boundaries in Public Management and Policy: Tackling the Critical Challenges., Routledge, New York, N.Y., pp. 121 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315206271-13

Craven L; Schlosberg D; Mann A, 2018, 'Addressing the SDGs in Cities through Food Business Incubation: FoodLab Sydney', in Food and Cities: The Role of Cities for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Barilla Foundation, Milan, pp. 145 - 152, https://www.barillacfn.com/m/publications/food-cities1.pdf

Journal articles

Culph J; Clemson L; Scanlan J; Craven L; Jeon YH; Laver K, 2020, 'Exploring relationships between health professionals through the implementation of a reablement program for people with dementia: A mixed methods study', Brain Impairment, vol. 21, pp. 286 - 298, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/BrImp.2020.2

Chapot L; Nguyen-Tien T; Pham-Thanh L; Nguyen-Viet H; Craven L; Lindahl JF, 2020, 'A mixed-methods approach to understanding knowledge of mosquito-borne infections and barriers for protection in Hanoi, Vietnam', Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed5020066

Della Bosca H; Schlosberg D; Craven L, 2020, 'Shock and place: reorienting resilience thinking', Local Environment, vol. 25, pp. 228 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2020.1723510

Boylan S; Sainsbury E; Thow AM; Degeling C; Craven L; Stellmach D; Gill TP; Zhang Y, 2019, 'A healthy, sustainable and safe food system: Examining the perceptions and role of the Australian policy actor using a Delphi survey', Public Health Nutrition, vol. 22, pp. 2921 - 2930, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S136898001900185X

Boylan S; Sainsbury E; Thow AM; Degeling C; Craven L; Stellmach D; Gill TP; Zhang Y, 2019, 'Corrigendum: A healthy, sustainable and safe food system: Examining the perceptions and role of the Australian policy actor using a Delphi survey (Public Health Nutrition (2019) (1-10) DOI: 10.1017/S136898001900185X)', Public Health Nutrition, vol. 22, pp. 3485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980019004038

Moon K; Guerrero A; Adams V; Biggs D; Blackman D; Craven L; Dickinson H; Ross H, 2019, 'Mental models for conservation research and practice', Conservation Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12642

Levkoe CZ; Hammelman C; Craven L; Dandy G; Farbman J; Harrison J; Mount P, 2018, 'Building Sustainable Communities Through Food Hubs', Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2018.082.008

Craven LK, 2017, 'System Effects: A Hybrid Methodology for Exploring the Determinants of Food In/Security', Annals of the American Association of Geographers, vol. 107, pp. 1011 - 1027, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2017.1309965

Agyeman J; Schlosberg D; Craven L; Matthews C, 2016, 'Trends and Directions in Environmental Justice: From Inequity to Everyday Life, Community, and Just Sustainabilities', Annual Review of Environment and Resources, vol. 41, pp. 321 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-environ-110615-090052

Craven LK, 2015, 'Migration-affected change and vulnerability in rural Vanuatu', Asia Pacific Viewpoint, vol. 56, pp. 223 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apv.12066

Craven LK; Gartaula HN, 2015, 'Conceptualising the Migration–Food Security Nexus: Lessons from Nepal and Vanuatu', Australian Geographer, vol. 46, pp. 455 - 471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049182.2015.1058797