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Elizabeth Strakosch

Lecturer In Public Policy - Social and Political Sciences, The University of Melbourne

Elizabeth Strakosch is a lecturer in public policy and governance, and her research focuses on the intersection of policy and political relationships.Her research explores the ways that new public policies and administration techniques transform our social relationships and political identities. She is particularly focused on the connections between social policy and political community in liberal and settler colonial contexts. Her recent work explores contemporary Australian Indigenous policy as influenced by neoliberalism, New Public Management, exceptionalism and preventative risk management.


  • 2013–present
    Career Development Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney
  • 2011–2012
    Research Fellow, School of Social Work and Human Services, University of Queensland


  • 2011 
    School of Political Science, University of Queendland, PhD