Zoe has a background in Anthropology and Law and has worked extensively in government and in the non-government sector in senior policy, research and frontline roles. Zoe has worked with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland, South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Zoe is currently undertaken her PHD studies at ISSR.

Phd topic:

Lessons from International Development for Indigenous Affairs


  • Prof Mark Moran
  • Prof Mark Western
  • Research Interests
    • Learning from international development studies and applying that knowledge to Indigenous development in Australia.
    • Welfare reform and social justice, equity and inequality of the distribution of wealth and opportunity, behaviour change, and individual, communal and cultural flourishing.
    • Crime and crime prevention.
    • Alcohol and reducing alcohol-related violence and other harms.

Staff Details


PhD Candidate