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As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Future of the Professions Research Group, I am involved in research around social work, libraries, and the nexus between these two professions. Current projects are exploring disaster preparedness, environmental practice, social work in the library space, and the potential impacts of Open Access publishing on Library and Information professional practice. My own research focus is on adolescent mental health and children's and young adult literature in classrooms and libraries.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

English Literature/Information Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, Expanding Mental Health Awareness in Adolescents Using Contemporary Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom , Charles Sturt University

01 Mar 201507 Jul 2022

Award Date: 29 Jul 2022

English Literature, Master of Arts (Interpretive Writing), A Pebble in My Shoe, Charles Sturt University

25 Jul 200921 Jul 2011

Award Date: 14 Dec 2011

Subject keywords

  • young adult literature
  • adolescent
  • Mental Health
  • libraries
  • Australian literature
  • Social work
  • environment
  • Wellbeing


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