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Demographer, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, Australian National University

Dr Liz Allen is a highly skilled demographer and social researcher with quantitative and qualitative expertise.

Liz is the author of the book The Future of Us, released April 2020 which explores the sociodemographic future of Australia.

Council Member, Australian Population Association 2016-18.
Vice President, Australian Population Association 2012-16.
Secretary, Australian Population Association 2008-12.


  • 2015–present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, The Australian National University
  • 2015–2015
    Associate Lecturer, The Australian National University
  • 2013–2015
    Assistant Director (Data Strategy) , Commonwealth Department of Education and Training
  • 2008–2013
    Research Assistant and Lecturer, The Australian National University
  • 2013–2013
    Research and Data Manager, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • 2010–2010
    Demographer, Geoscience Australia
  • 2007–2009
    Data Analyst, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • 2006–2007
    Population Analyst , Australian Bureau of Statistics


    Macquarie University, Bachelor of Social Science (Population Studies)
    Australian National University, Master of Social Research (Methods)
    Australian National University, PhD (Demography)

Research Areas

  • Demography (1603)
  • Family And Household Studies (160301)
  • Epidemiology (111706)