Research Interests: My research interests revolve around urban anthropology and marginalised populations. My Master thesis, completed at McGill University in Montreal, was entitled The Role of Socio-economic Strategies in the Childbearing Decisions of Anglophone Women in Montreal, Quebec. My Honours thesis, completed at the University of Central Florida, was entitled No Place to Go: Displaced Women and Their Children.
Thesis title: The Colonisation of an Aboriginal Corporation
Taking an Aboriginal corporation in western Sydney as a starting point, this work examines the structural conditions of government funding for Indigenous-specific service delivery and the broader institutional frameworks within which Indigenous corporations must operate.
2010-2011 Indigenous Officer for ANU's Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA)
2010-2011 College of Arts and Social Sciences Representative for ANU's Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA)
2008-2009 General Representative for ANU's Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA)
2006-2007 Vice-President of Conferences for McGill’s Arts Graduate Student Society
2006-2007 Anthropology Department Representative for the Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill
2006-2007 Co-Organizer of the STANDD Speaker Series, McGill University
2008-2011 Australian Postgraduate Award
2006 McGill Graduate Studies Fellowship
2005-2006 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar
2002 and 2003 University of Central Florida Honors Scholarship