Associate Professor Kate Crowley teaches and researches around the themes of environmental policy, public policy, green politics and minority government. She has previously worked as a secondary school teacher, a policy officer, an industrial relations consultant and a cross-country ski instructor. She is widely published in public policy and political science journals, and has edited 'Australian Environmental Policy: Studies in Decline and Devolution' [with Ken Walker], 'Environmental Policy Failure: The Australian Story' [with Ken Walker], 'Minority Government: The Liberal Green Experience in Tasmania' and 'Policy Analysis in Australia: the State of the Art' with Professor Brian Head. Kate is an active member of the Australasian Public Policy Network. She is currently jointly writing 'Public Policy Reconsidered: Complexity, Governance and the State' with colleagues Brian Head, Jenny Stewart and Adrian Kay for publication in 2018 with Policy Press Bristol.
The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Engagement in the Category of General Engagement with the Community (Climate Change and Sustainability), 2008, University of Tasmania.