Karen Strojek is a PhD candidate in Politics, in the Department of Politics and Philosophy at La Trobe University. Her doctoral research is on the politics and taxation of inherited wealth in Australia, with a particular focus on changing patterns of ownership, use and inheritance of land. Karen completed a Bachelor of Arts, with majors in Sociology and Politics, at Griffith University in 2014 and an Honours year in Politics at La Trobe University in 2015. She has extensive experience in the clothing and textile trades and ran a small, bespoke clothing company from 1999 to 2013. Karen has also tutored in industrial methods in the Fashion Design school at RMIT.