Rachel is an environmental social researcher and anthropologist, with a focus on science studies, Pacific studies, gender, religion and race. She has undertaken research into the social dimensions of environmental challenges, people's connections with nature and each other, diverse knowledge and ethical 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.
Senior research fellow, School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne
Knowledge broker, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University
Project officer, Science Policy and Programs, Australian Academy of Science
Research fellow, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University
Australian National University, PhD (Anthropology)