Knowledge Broker, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

Rachel is a knowledge broker and researcher with a focus on environment, knowledge exchange, science communication, anthropology, Pacific studies, gender and race. She has undertaken research into people's connections with nature, the social dimensions of environmental challenges, contemporary social movements, diverse knowledge systems and the social role and position of science. She has worked in research, industry, government and NGO sectors, and at the interface of science and policy.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Knowledge broker, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University
  • 2016–2016
    Project officer, Science Policy and Programs, Australian Academy of Science
  • 2011–2015
    Research fellow, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Education

  • 2011 
    Australian National University, PhD (Anthropology)