Caroline Compton

Postdoctoral research associate, UNSW

Caroline works in the field of law and society, with a particular focus on humanitarian practice, property relations, natural disaster, and climate change and adaptation.

She is presently a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the Australian Research Council-funded project 'Data Science in Humanitarianism: Confronting Novel Law and Policy Challenges'.

Her previous doctoral work, completed at the Australian National University, looked at the inter-legality of regulation in the post-disaster context, specifically the shelter recovery following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Caroline has published in Critical Asian Studies and NYU Journal of International Law and Politics.

Caroline received an Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship to undertake doctoral fieldwork in the Philippines.

She has been a Visiting Research Associate at the Institute of Philippine Culture at Ateneo de Manila University, a Visiting Researcher at the University of Coimbra, and spent the 2017-8 US academic year at Yale University as a Fox Fellow.