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Kate Isabel Booth

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography and Planning, University of Tasmania

Kate teaches urban and regional planning as part of the professionally accredited Master of Planning course at Geography and Spatial Science, University of Tasmania. Her research is underpinned by an interest in place and places, and the possibility of political dissent. She is currently lead CI for the ARC Discovery Project 'Geographies of house and contents under-insurance' (DP170100096), and is part of Tourism Tracer – a project collecting tracking data of tourist movements.


  • 2018–present
    Senior lecturer, University of Tasmania
  • 2016–2017
    Lecturer, University of Tasmania


  • 2010 
    University of Tasmania, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    When Disaster Strikes: Geographies of under-insurance
    Lead Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • Planning Institute of Australia
  • Institute of Australian Geographers