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Honorary Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne

Honorary Research Fellow, Melbourne Social Equity Institute - The University of Melbourne

Sessional Tutor, School of Culture and Communication - The University of Melbourne

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

Editor of 'Refugee Research Online':

PhD 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 (awarded: 13 May 2019).

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

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


  • 2014–2019
    PhD 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