UNSW social work graduate, worked in social policy research and advocacy around poverty, labour market issues, public services, and family support service systems. In multicultural services sector in management, community development and cross cultural training. PhD about immigrant women's agency and use of public services.
Teach social policy and history of the welfare state to undergraduates and regional community development to post graduates across disciplines.
My speciality is the nexus between state policy repertoires and people's daily lives.