Dr Liz Allen is a highly skilled demographer and social researcher with quantitative and qualitative expertise.
Liz has considerable experience working in the public and academic sectors. She’s presently a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (The Australian National University) working on health profiles and fertility intentions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Her work will inform the development of improved population projections.
Liz’s doctoral research explored the individual, family and neighbourhood contributions to child excess weight and screen time among two Australian cohorts.
Liz has experience teaching a number of courses, including: postgraduate preparatory courses, DEMO2001 (Population Studies), DEMO8079 (Health Demography) and DEMO8082 (Social Research Practice).
Liz is a member of the Network of Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers at the ANU.
Vice President of Australian Population Association 2012-16.
Secretary of the Australian Population Association 2008-12.