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Welcome Eloise, Anastasia and Hannah!

Meet the new members of the SEI team.

This month, SEI welcomes Eloise, Anastasia, and Hannah – the new members of the SEI team. On behalf of the whole SEI team, we want to welcome them to the Institute. We look forward to their contributions!

Eloise Fetterplace is our Administration Assistant and is currently undertaking a Masters in Communication Management at UTS. Her undergraduate degree was a Bachelor of Socio-legal Studies at the University of Sydney, where she majored in Sociology. Eloise is passionate about human rights and is interested in media portrayals of “alternative facts”.

Anastasia Mortimer was one of our 2016 Honours Research Fellows, and Anastasia now joins us in 2017 as our Knowledge Translation Officer & Communications Coordinator. Anastasia completed Honours in Sociology at the University of Sydney in 2016, and her thesis examined discourse produced by the Western Australian State Government and unequal relations of power between the State Government and Kimberly First Australians in the case of the proposed LNG development on James Price Point. Anastasia is a passionate advocate for indigenous rights, feminism, animal rights and veganism.

Lastly, we welcome Hannah Della Bosca as our new Research Assistant. Hannah will be working with SEI director, David Schlosberg and PhD candidate, Luke Craven in contributing to a collaborative project which investigates the relationship between shock events in the urban environment, community impacts, and evidence-based policy adaption. Hannah holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney and has a strong research interest in the nexus of environmental law, policy, and place. In 2016, Hannah completed her Honours thesis which examined the efficacy of decentralised governance mechanisms in NSW planning policy. Her case-study research on the Springvale mine extension combined environmental justice analysis within a Legal Geography framework.