Katharine McKinnon

Tracy Banivanua Mar Senior Research Fellow, La Trobe University

Dr Katharine McKinnon is human geographer and a Senior Research Fellow at La Trobe University whose work engages with community economies, gender, development and care. Her research includes explorations of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality in the Asia-Pacific region, and investigations of the role of care in our economies, particularly in relation to childbirth and maternity.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Community Development and Planning, La Trobe University


  • 2005 
    The Australian National University, PhD