Tessa Toumbourou's research focuses on the links between environmental change, livelihoods, and land and natural resource governance in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. She has an interest in local level gendered power dynamics. She has previously worked for the Asia Foundation's environmental governance program in Indonesia.
Assistant researcher, University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne, PhD (Human Geography) - ongoing
University of Melbourne, Master of Environment
Political ecologies of the post-mining landscape: Activism, resistance, and legal struggles over Kalimantan's coal mines, Energy Research & Social Science
Sustaining livelihoods in a palm oil enclave: Differentiated gendered responses in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, Asia Pacific Viewpoint
Using a Delphi approach to identify the most efficacious interventions to improve Indonesia’s forest and land governance, Land Use Policy