Qualifications:

January  2016 - current   
PhD Candidate  – Sociology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, Queensland, Australia.

2015
Master of Philosophy – Sociology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, Queensland, Australia.

2008
Certificate: Permaculture Design Course, Djanbung Gardens, Robyn Francis (Instructor), New South Wales, Australia.
Certificate 3 Horticulture, TAFE, Pimlico, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia.                  

2003
Master of Applied Science (research and coursework) Tropical Plant Sciences, James Cook University, Douglas Campus, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia.

Bachelor of Science – Biology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Diploma – Liberal Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Experience:

August 2016 - Tutor  (4 groups), Introduction to Health, Illness and Society- SOCY1030
School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia.

August 2015 - Tutor (4 groups), Introduction to Health, Illness and Society- SOCY1030
School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia.

March 8th, 2011 – December 31, 2011 - Policy Officer, Vegetation Management
Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM), Queensland Government, Brisbane .

April 6th, 2010 – March 3rd, 2011 - Project Support Officer, Reef Policy
Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM), Queensland Government.

May 2008 – October 15th, 2008 - Ecologist,
Maunsell AECOM, Townsville, North Queensland, Brisbane.

Research Interests:

Identity studies (mental health, culture and the environment) ; Neurodiversity; Neo-liberalism and the food and health sector; Philosophy of New Materialists