Researcher biography

Frank worked as a secondary humanities teacher for over 40 years, which included a period as a principal and three years working in an international school in Lae. Recently retired, he is now highly involved with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He is interested in social justice issues, especially homelessness. Frank's thesis will endeavour to explore the pathways homeless people have taken to return to permanent housing, from the point of view of a number of ex-homeless people.

MPhil topic: 

Pathways out of homelessness


  • Dr Cameron Parsell
  • Dr Andrew Clarke

Research interests:

  • Homelessness
  • Quantitative research processess
  • Government policies on social justice issues


Society of St. Vincent de Paul Social Justice Bulletin (Editor for 3 years)