Selected academic experience

2018 – ANT2007 (Ethnographic Methods: Making Anthropology) lecturer

2018-19 – ANT1001 (Introductory Anthropology) lecturer for both on-campus and online courses

2018 – HMT4007 (Becoming a researcher) guest lecture presented to masters/honours students on emotive ethnography and fieldwork ‘at home’

2016-17 – ANT1001 (Introductory Anthropology) tutor/marker/sessional lecturer/online administrator


2015 – Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology) | University of Southern Queensland

Working thesis title: “Slave labour but with friends”: Working holidaymakers’ experience of place and community in a regional Australian town’ 

2014 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Anthropology) | University of Southern Queensland

Thesis title: ‘But first, let me take a #selfie: Selfies, the everyday, and giving meaning to online space’; awarded First Class honours

2013 Bachelor of Social Science (Anthropology + Social Justice) | University of Southern Queensland

Honorary positions

2018 Regular guest contributor for The Familiar Strange blog

2018 Co-founder/curator of Dogs of Anthropology

2017 Book and exhibition reviews editor for Queensland Review journal

2017 Founding member of MeTooAnthro independent research collective

2016 University representative for the Australian Network of Student Anthropologists

Grants and scholarships

2015 Successful grant application for travel to 2015 AAS conference in Melbourne, awarded by ANSA

2014 Successful proposal for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarship (now Research Training Program), awarded via the University of Southern Queensland

Professional memberships

Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)

Australian Network of Student Anthropologists (ANSA)

Aroid Society of Australia (ASA)