Judith Brown

Research Officer
BSc, GDipEd, GDipPsych, BA(Hons), MAppStats (Macq)
Social Policy Research Centre


+61 2 9385 6025
+61 2 9385 7838
Room 208, Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus

Jude Brown is a Research Officer at the Social Policy Research Center. She has expertise in applied social statistics and has published extensively using time use and longitudinal data. She is an expert on diary analysis using large national data sets. Publications encompass the fields of psycho-oncology, social policy, sociology and health psychology.



    • Saunders PG;Brown J;Eardley AC, 2003, Patterns of economic and social participation among FaCS Customers, 1, Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Servics, Canberra

    Book Chapters

    Journal articles

    • Craig L;Brown JE, 2017, 'Feeling Rushed: Gendered Time Quality, Work Hours, Nonstandard Work Schedules, and Spousal Crossover', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 79, pp. 225 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12320
    • Craig L;Powell A;Brown JE, 2016, 'Gender patterns in domestic labour among young adults in different living arrangements in Australia', Journal of Sociology, vol. 52, pp. 772 - 788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783315593181
    • Rutherford L;Brown JE;Skouteris H;Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M;Bittman M, 2015, 'Screen media, parenting practices, and the family environment in Australia: A longitudinal study of young children’s media use, lifestyles, and outcomes for healthy weight', Journal of Children and Media, vol. 9, pp. 22 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17482798.2015.997101
    • Craig L;Powell A;Brown JE, 2015, 'Co-resident Parents and Young People Aged 15–34: Who Does What Housework?', Social Indicators Research, vol. 121, pp. 569 - 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-014-0643-5
    • Craig L;Brown JE, 2015, 'Nonstandard employment and nonwork activities, time alone and with others: Can weekend workers make up lost time?', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 57, pp. 3 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185614560068
    • Price AM H;Brown JE;Bittman M;Wake M;Quach J;Hiscock H, 2014, 'Children's sleep patterns from 0 to 9 years: Australian population longitudinal study', Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 99, pp. 119 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2013-304150
    • Craig L;Brown JE, 2014, 'Weekend work and leisure time with family and friends: Who misses out?', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 76, pp. 710 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12127
    • Nicholson JM;Strazdins L;Brown JE;Bittman M, 2012, 'How parents’ income, time and job quality affect children’s health and development', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 505 - 525
    • Bittman M;Rutherford L;Brown JE;Unsworth` L, 2012, 'Digital natives?: new and old media and children’s language acquisition.', Family Matters, vol. 91, pp. 18 - 26
    • Nicholson JM;Strazdins L;Brown JE;Bittman M, 2012, 'How parents' income, time and job quality affect children's health and development', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 505 - 525
    • Brown JE;Nicholson JM;Broom DH;Bittman M, 2011, 'Television Viewing by School-Age Children: Associations with Physical Activity, Snack Food Consumption and Unhealthy Weight', Social Indicators Research, vol. 101, pp. 221 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-010-9656-x
    • Brown JE, 2011, 'Comparisons of Tobit, Linear, and Poisson-Gamma Regression Models An Application of Time Use Data', Sociological Methods and Research, vol. 40, pp. 511 - 535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049124111415370
    • Wajcman J;Rose E;Brown JE;Bittman M, 2010, 'Enacting virtual connections between work and home', Journal of Sociology, vol. 46, pp. 257 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783310365583
    • Brown JE;Broom DH;Nicholson JM;Bittman M, 2010, 'Do working mothers raise couch potato kids? Maternal employment and children's lifestyle behaviours and weight in early childhood', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 70, pp. 1816 - 1824, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.040
    • Bittman M;Brown JE;Wajcman J, 2009, 'The cell phone, constant connection and time scarcity in Australia', Social Indicators Research, vol. 93, pp. 229 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-008-9367-8
    • Bittman M;Brown JE;Wajcman J, 2009, 'The mobile phone, perpetual contact and time pressure', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 23, pp. 673 - 691, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017009344910
    • Wajcman J;Bittman M;Brown JE, 2008, 'Families without borders: Mobile phones, connectedness and work-home divisions', Sociology, vol. 42, pp. 635 - 652, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038508091620
    • Brown JE;Bittman M;Nicholson JM, 2007, 'Time or Money: the Impact of Parental Employment on Time that 4 to 5 Year Olds Spend in Language Building Activities', Australian Journal of Labour Economics: a journal of labour economics and labour relations, vol. 10, pp. 149 - 165
    • Meiser B;Collins V;Warren R;Gaff C;St John DJ B;Young MA;Harrop K;Brown J;Halliday J, 2004, 'Psychological impact of genetic testing for hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer', Clinical Genetics, vol. 66, pp. 502 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-0004.2004.00339.x
    • Saunders PG;Brown J, 2004, 'Explaining welfare to work transistions among the unemployed', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 7, pp. 397 - 410
    • Tattersall MH N;Butow PN;Brown JE;Thompson JF, 2002, 'Improving doctors’ letters', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 177, pp. 516 - 520
    • Meiser B;Butow P;Friedlander M;Barratt A;Schnieden V;Watson M;Brown J;Tucker K, 2002, 'Psychological impact of genetic testing in women from high-risk breast cancer families', European Journal of Cancer, vol. 38, pp. 2025 - 2031, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(02)00264-2
    • Brown JE;Brown RF;Miller RM;Dunn SM;King MT;Coates AS;Butow PN, 2000, 'Coping with metastatic melanoma: the last year of life', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 9, pp. 283 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/1099-1611(200007/08)9:4<283::AID-PON460>3.0.CO;2-N
    • Brown JE;King M;Butow PN;Dunn SM;Coates AS, 2000, 'Patterns over time in quality of life, coping and psychological adjustment in late stage melanoma patients: an application of multilevel models', Quality of Life Research, vol. 9, pp. 75 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1008995814965
    • Brown JE;Butow P;Ciljak G;Coates A;Dunn S, 2000, 'Psychosocial predictors of outcome: time to relapse and survival in patients with early stage melanoma', British Journal of Cancer, vol. 83, pp. 1448 - 1453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1054/bjoc.2000.1471
    • Hobbs C;Tennant C;Rosen A;Newton L;Lapsley HM;Tribe K;Brown JE, 2000, 'Deinstitutionalisation for long-term mental illness: A 2-year clinical evaluation', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 34, pp. 476 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-1614.2000.00734.x


    • Craig L;Bittman MP;Brown J;Thompson DA, 2008, Managing Work and Family, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 6/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report6_08_Managing_Work_and_Family.pdf
    • Dolby R;Cashmore ;Brown ;Fisher KR;Fernandez ;Thomson, 2006, Outcome study on the use of children's services as a strategy in child protection, 15/2006
    • Eardley AC;Brown ;Rawsthorne ;Norris ;Emrys L, 2005, The impact of breaching on income support customers, 5/2005