Research Fellow, University of Canberra

Dr Dare is a social scientist with a strong background in commercial resource management (forestry), and she has undertaken a range of research projects across forest management and agricultural sectors.

Her PhD studies focused on improving community engagement practices in Australian commercial forestry, culminating in the development of a highly regarded community engagement handbook for forest managers.

She was the Project Leader for the Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry (CRC for Forestry) Communities project (2011-2012), a multi-disciplined project that worked with industry partners to undertake a range of social research projects.