I am an aspiring social researcher who is passionate about furthering our understanding of China-Australian relations. I aim to contribute by creating China research that is complex, nuanced, and engaged with the interconnected lives of Chinese and Australian citizens.
My PhD project will use innovative qualitative research methods to examine the infant formula ‘daigou’ trade between China and Australia, and the Australian discourses that surround it. It is an interdisciplinary project that explores the intersection of gender, ethnicity, food politics, political economy, and more.
Outside of research, I love teaching and creating fun, diverse, and inclusive classrooms. I firmly believe in the transformative power of education.
Underpinning all that I do is a commitment to social justice and a belief that “society can be otherwise”. I believe that through working together in and beyond the university, we can create a better society, and better world.
Skills & Expertise
- Communicating complex ideas to diverse audiences
- Qualitative social research and social theory
- Contemporary Chinese Society
- Mentoring and Peer Support
"When I was 8 I wanted to grow up and be a haute couture fashion designer! While social research is a lot less glamorous, I am so grateful that I have found something I am passionate about, and that I have the privilege of being able to work in this area every day."
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