Dr Perri Campbell is a youth and gender studies scholar with extensive experience working with social enterprises in Australia and North America. Perri applies Action Learning evaluation and monitoring along critical theoretical analysis skills to support program development and organisational change.

Perri is the author of Rethinking Young Peoples Marginalisation (Routledge, 2019), and Youth resilience and training programmes in Australia and the US: Beyond neoliberal social therapeutics (Journal of Youth Studies), and has published widely in on young women and the Iraq War, young people’s civic participation, well-being and use of digital media, and the health equity implications of social enterprises for staff and stakeholders. She has been an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Deakin University), and Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.

As a Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact, Perri’s current work identifies supported employment pathways for people with experiences of marginalisation and people with a disability. She has developed the WISE-Ability model which can be found here:, with project resources available here:



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