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Senior lecturer, La Trobe University

Meagan Tyler is an academic based at La Trobe University, in Melbourne.

Her research expertise centres on applying feminist theory and gender inequality to a range of contexts, from emergency management to the sex industry. Her work in these areas has been widely published, including in Rural Studies, Women’s Studies International Forum, Violence Against Women, and the Journal of Business Ethics, as well as a variety of edited collections including 'Everyday Pornography' (Boyle ed., 2010); 'Prostitution, Harm and Gender Inequality' (Coy ed., 2012); 'Freedom Fallacy:The Limits of Liberal Feminism' (Kiraly & Tyler, ed. 2015); 'Contentious Cities: The design and production of gendered space' (Berry et al. eds, 2021). Her most recent book is: 'Wildfire and Power: Policy and Practice' (2019, with Peter Fairbrother).

For a further list of publications, see:


  • 2022–present
    Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University


  • 2009 
    The University of Melbourne, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2004 
    The University of Melbourne, Graduate Diploma of Education
  • 2003 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Political Science

Research Areas

  • Gender Specific Studies (169901)
  • Political Science Not Elsewhere Classified (160699)
  • Social Change (160805)