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Caroline Lenette

Associate Professor & Deputy Direction, UNSW Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW Sydney

Caroline Lenette is Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney & Deputy Director of the UNSW Australian Human Rights Institute. She is a member of the UNSW Forced Migration Research Network. Caroline’s work focuses on arts-based methods in refugee research, the ethics of co-created knowledge, and using participatory research to promote the mental health and wellbeing of people (especially women) from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. Caroline is particularly interested in the links between arts-based methods and policymaking. She is the author of 'Arts-based methods in refugee research: Creating sanctuary' (2019).


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, University of New South Wales


  • 2011 
    QUT, PhD