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Intifar Chowdhury

Associate lecturer, Australian National University

Intifar is an Associate Lecturer at the ANU School of Politics and International Relations. Her research tackles the important question of whether young people are turning away from democracy. It constitutes a quantitative enquiry on advanced democracies using survey data from comparative databases. Prior to this, Intifar obtained a double degree in Science (Biochemistry/Genetics) and International Relations (Honours) at the ANU. Currently, she works as the Senior Survey Research Officer for the longitudinal Post School Destination Survey, conducted by the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods in collaboration with the Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

Experience

  • 2022–present
    Associate lecturer, ANU School of Politics and International Relations
  • 2022–present
    Senior Survey Research Officer, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods
  • 2019–present
    PhD Candidate, Australian National University
  • 2020–present
    Manifesto Coder, Wissenschaftszentrum (WZB) Berlin
  • 2020–2022
    Data Archivist, Australian Data Archive
  • 2018–2020
    Writing Coach, ANU Academic Skills and Learning Centre
  • 2018–2019
    Economics and Policy Intern, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • 2017–2017
    ANIP Intern, Commonwealth Parliament of Australia
  • 2016–2016
    Genetic Counselling Intern, Canberra Health Services

Education

  • 2018 
    The Australian National University, Bachelor of International Relations (Honours)
  • 2017 
    The Australian National University, Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry/Genetics)

Publications

  • 2021
    Are young Australians turning away from democracy?, Australian Journal of Political Science

Professional Memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)