PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Western Australia, and Research Assistant at RMIT (School of Global, Urban and Social Studies), University of Melbourne

Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at the University of Western Australia - Research focus: Audience responses to news discourses concerning people seeking asylum in Australia, and the implications for advocacy and policy (thesis submitted 5 November 2018).

Research Assistant at RMIT University - School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Master of Education by Research (University of Sydney) - Completed in 2013

B.A in Psychology & Criminology (Edith Cowan University) - Completed in 2007


  • –present
    PhD Candidate in Sociology , University of Western Australia


  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, Master of Education (Research)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    ESPRIT Hallmark Seed Funding
    Funding Source:
    University of Melbourne

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • Melbourne, Australia
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