Dr Camille La Brooy is the Research Fellow and Senior Study Coordinator of the VAD Research Project at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. She previously worked as a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the University of Melbourne for eight years. She still lectures in the Master of Public Policy and Management in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. She has a PhD (Political Science) from the University of Melbourne. Her PhD adopted a poststructural approach, exploring second-generation Muslim youth identity formation and experiences of belonging in the UK in the post-London bombings era. She also has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne with majors in Political Science, Economics and French. She is an interdisciplinary researcher working at the intersections of Political Science, Sociology and Public Health. Her research interests are identity, social inequality and difference, deliberative democracy, participatory approaches to evaluation and applied research methods in social and health policy, specifically pertaining to vulnerable populations.