Danielle is a Senior Research Fellow in Psychology at Central Queensland University. After completing a PhD in Psychology at the University of Adelaide, Danielle began working as a research academic in the area of irregular migration and everyday racism. Recently, she began working in the area of social vulnerability and natural disasters. Her research is primarily with the homeless community developing greater awareness of and preparedness for severe weather. Other research includes community experiences of bushfires, animal rescues in disasters, and psychological preparedness for disasters.