Dr Gallant is a Lecturer with the Department of Social Work at the University of Melbourne. His research is focused on improving the physical, social, emotional and cultural outcomes for people in our communities.
He is involved in a range of research areas including family violence, Indigenous populations, custodial environments, sport and recreation. David is also a program scholar within the Centre of Research Excellence Safer Families.
David has a strong research background with a focus on community development initiatives and has held research positions across both the Social Services and Higher Education sectors.