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Dr Lisa Carson

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Lisa Carson is a Research Fellow in the Public Service Research Group (PSRG) in the School of Business at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She is also Principal Research & Policy Advisor at the Australia & New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) which is a global leader in education and government-focused research. Her research focuses on the complexities of translating policy into practice at local, national and international...view more

Lisa Carson is a Research Fellow in the Public Service Research Group (PSRG) in the School of Business at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She is also Principal Research & Policy Advisor at the Australia & New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) which is a global leader in education and government-focused research. Her research focuses on the complexities of translating policy into practice at local, national and international levels and better connecting theory with practice. Her research crosses boundaries of policy analysis, feminist and gender studies, political science, international relations, institutionalist theory and sociology among others. She is an active member of several civil society organisations, most notably co-ordinator of Young Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (YWILPF Australia) and a member of the Australian Civil Society on Women, Peace & Security. Lisa holds a PhD and Masters in International Relations from the University of Melbourne, First Class Honours from RMIT and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne.

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