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Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Archaeology and History, La Trobe University

Recently completing a Ph.D in Environmental History on the history of 'Off-Grid' living in Australia, I am working towards publication and expansion of my research areas. I am interested in 20thC social, political and environmental history of housing, co-operative lifestyles, off-grid technology and self-sufficiency in Australia. Previously, I have worked in sustainable building design, environmental education, facilitation, project management, town planning and environmental assessment.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Phd Environment History, La Trobe University

Education

  • 2009 
    RMIT, Masters Soc Sci
  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, Bach Arts (Hons)

Publications

  • 2021
    “Real Men Do Real Farming, While the New Woman Goes Home: Australian Suffragists Go Back to the Land 1894–1917”, Journal of Australian Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14443058.2021.1951810
  • 2021
    “Working from Home: An Oral History of Activism, Gender and the Environment”,, Journal of Oral History Australia 43, October 2021: 85-113. https://oralhistoryaustralia.org.au/journal/latest-issue/

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Historians Association
  • Australian Historical Association
  • Renters and Housing Union