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Senior Lecturer in Political Science: Research Fellow at the Cairns Institute; Research Associate for Centre for Policy Futures, University of Queensland, James Cook University

Maxine is a political scientist / senior lecturer at James Cook University, Queensland. Maxine is currently completing her second monograph for Routledge on the Great Barrier Reef (2021). Her first book, Environmental Activism and the Media: the Politics of Protest’ (Peter Lang Publishers, NY), explores processes between social movements, the media and political mobilizations within environmental governance.


  • –present
    Researcher and lecturer in journalism and environmental politics, James Cook University


  • 2013 
    University of East London, Ph.D
  • 2009 
    University of Surrey, MA