Beck Pearse joined ANU’s School of Sociology and the Fenner School of Environment & Society in 2020. Her teaching and research focuses on inequalities and policy. Beck is interested in how people from different walks of life work and experience environmental change and how policy can contribute to building a fair and abundant world.
Beck's PhD thesis was published as a monograph, Pricing Carbon in Australia (2018, Routledge/Earthscan). She is a Chief Investigator on the ARC Discovery Project 'Environmental Justice and the Making of Just Food and Energy Policy' (Schlosberg, Rickards, Pearse 2020-22). Beck previously held a teaching fellowship in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney (2017-20).
Lecturer, Australian National University
Lecturer, University of Sydney (Political Economy)
Postdoctoral fellow, Australian National University (Sociology)
Research associate, University of Sydney (Education)
Research assistant, University of Sydney (Education)
Research assistant, University of Technology Sydney
PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales
Sessional lecturer, University of Sydney (Government, Political Economy)
Sessional lecturer, tutor, University of Technology Sydney (Social Inquiry)
Tutor, research assistant, University of New South Wales (International Relations)
University of New South Wales, PhD (Social Sciences)
University of New South Wales, Master of Arts (Development Studies)
University of Sydney, Bachelor of Psychology (hons)