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Adjunct Associate Professor, Institute for Social Change, University of Tasmania

As a demographer and quantitative researcher, Lisa provides independent demographic analysis and advice at state, regional or local level using multiple social and economic variables. Lisa’s area of interest and expertise centres on the interrelated nature of the population, education and training and work with a view to achieving economic renewal in the context of population ageing and other socio-economic scenarios. She focuses on producing empirically based evidence to inform policy and planning to improve productivity, education to employment transitions, workforce planning, equality and well-being.


  • 2017–present
    Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of Tasmania


  • 2018 
    University of Tasmania, PhD
  • 2008 
    University of Tasmania, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
  • 2000 
    Monash University, Graduate Diploma of Education
  • 1997 
    University of Tasmania, Bachelor of Commerce

Research Areas

  • Demography Not Elsewhere Classified (160399)
  • Fertility (160302)
  • Population Trends And Policies (160305)
  • Labour Economics (140211)
  • Demography (1603)