Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class I) in Sociology, The University of Queensland


  • Research Assistant for Professor Greg Marston, UQ, June 2017 to present
    Coding semi-structured interviews with employment service provider clients using NVivo, and conducting interviews with employment consultants. Writing a literature review on mobility theory and its application to employment and wellbeing. An overview of the ARC Linkage Project can be found here: http://researchers.uq.edu.au/research-project/29693

  • Research Assistant for Dr Kay Cook, Swinburne University of Technology, May 2017 to present
    Writing a journal article on the methodological challenges involved in qualitative research that aims to listen to children’s voices, with co-authors Dr Kay Cook and Dr Michelle Brady.

  • Tutor in the Introduction to Health, Illness and Society course, UQ, July 2017 to present

  • Student Partner on the UQ Humanities and Social Sciences Student Collaboration Project, May 2017 to present
    Mapping the Bachelor of Arts curriculum using JourneyMaker for alignment with skills of the future workforce, and coding student focus groups using NVivo.

  • Research Assistant at the Institute for Social Science Research, January to March 2017
    Conducted a literature review on categories of disadvantage in higher education.

  • Research Assistant for Dr Michelle Brady, UQ, May to December 2016

  • Assisted with the following tasks: qualitative analysis of focus group interviews using NVivo, design of interview guides, an ethics application, research, literature reviews, and other administrative tasks.

  • Co-authored a report with Dr Michelle Brady for an industry partnership - the graphic report summary can be found here: https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:411812

Research Interests

  • Children research
  • Sociology of families
  • Qualitative research
  • Graphic elicitation & visual participatory methodologies
  • Wellbeing
  • Inequality
  • Gender Studies