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Dr Kosovac is a Lecturer within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the Melbourne Centre for Cities at the same University.

Her research considers the role of risk perceptions in decision-making in governance. She holds a PhD in Risk Perception and Decision Making, a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) and a Master of International Relations, all from the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the University of Melbourne SAGE Athena SWAN Team, as well as the chair-elect on the Australian/New Zealand branch of the Society for Risk Analysis.

Anna has worked as a civil engineer within the water industry for nine years, project managing a range of projects from planning through to construction. She has also been involved in designing and implementing an industry-wide strategy for ethical supply chain management that aligns with UN Global Compact guidelines.

She is currently working on public perceptions and media discourses of environmental water allocations.


  • –present
    Research Fellow in International Urban Politics, University of Melbourne


  • 2019 
    The University of Melbourne, Doctor of Philosophy (Decision-making and Risk)