I have an interdisciplinary background in the fields of sociology, history and feminist theory and have held positions at Curtin University (2003-2009) and Swinburne University of Technology (2009-2010) prior to coming to Monash. I am in the Sociology discipline within the School of Social Sciences. In 2015 I will be a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Advanced Study, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
I am currently Research Fellow on the ARC funded research project ‘Children as health advocates in families – assessing the consequences’, led by A/Prof JaneMaree Maher along with A/Prof Jo Lindsay, Dr Deana Leahy (Monash University), Dr Claire Tanner (University of Melbourne) and Professor Jan Wright (University of Wollongong). See link for further details: