Post Doctoral Researcher, Landscape Sociology Group, University of Melbourne

Dr Karen Reid is an ethnographic researcher in the Landscape Sociology Group of the Melbourne School of Land and Environment. Principally, she studies the construction of local ecological knowledge and how it is used to manage the landscape. She has a continuing interest in social understanding of bushfire and recently completed a research fellowship funded by the Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre.


  • 2010–present
    Post Doctoral Researcher, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne


  • 2009 
    University of Melbourne, PhD


  • 2011
    Hybrid knowledge: Place, practice and knowing in a volunteer ecological restoration project, Ecology and Society