Joanne Millar

PhD, Senior Research Fellow (Environment and Livelihoods)

  • 344 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr Joanne Millar, has over 30 years experience in the government and university sector, with expertise in action research for natural resource management, agriculture, rural development and conservation management. Her research focuses on understanding landholders, farming families and community engagement processes in order to improve rural livelihoods and environmental management. Research projects have been conducted in regional NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Laos, Indonesia, Bhutan and Timor Leste with government and non-goverment organisations.. Dr Millar currently works on international research projects commissioned by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and UK Darwin Initiative Fund in Laos and Timor Leste to improve smallholder farming and carbon forestry systems.

Research Interests

  • Livelihood and environmental impacts of international development
    projects
  • Action research for rural development
  • Property rights and conservation
  • Cultural management of natural resources

Professional Information

External Appointments & Memberships:

  • International Association for Society and the Commons (member);
  • Asian Studies Association (member)
  • Timor Leste Studies Association (member)

Editorial roles on journals:

  • Editorial Board of the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability;
  • Member of the International Editorial Board for Mountain Research and Development
  • Editorial Board for Extension Farming Systems Journal.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (Rural Sociology), Charles Sturt University

19941997

Bachelor's Degree (Agricultural Science), University of Melbourne

19781982

External positions

Community Nature Conservation Team Leader, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Apr 1998Aug 2002

Landcare Pastures Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture

19891994

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    Changes in the role and management of wetland commons in the Lao PDR: Elder perspectives from Pak Peung wetland

    Millar, J., Baumgartner, L., Homsoumbath, K. & Phommavong, T., 2017, Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Commons: Practicing the commons: self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change. Utrecht, Netherlands, p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

  • Conflict and mediation in high altitude rangeland property rights in Bhutan

    Tenzing, K., Millar, J. & Black, R., 2017, Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Commons: Practicing the commons: self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change. Utrecht, Netherlands, p. 1-26

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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  • Press / Media

    No red panda caught on cameras

    Joanne Millar

    02/05/18

    1 item of Media coverage

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    Food security in Australia: who wins, who loses?

    Joanne Millar

    26/10/12

    1 Media contribution

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    How communities cope with natural disasters

    Joanne Millar

    27/10/11

    1 Media contribution

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    Celebration time in Albury

    Susan Dockett, Michelle Smith-Tamaray, Joanne Millar, Digby Race, Anna Burns & Pamela Wallace

    22/04/10

    1 Media contribution

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