Kate Macfarlane

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Dr Kate Macfarlane is the Senior Lecturer in South East Asian Studies in the College of Indigenous Futures, Education, and the Arts. She is an International Relations/Political Science scholar, who focuses on children and armed conflict, peacebuilding, human security, gender and South Asia. 

Recently, Kate's research focused on the reintegration experiences of former child soldiers in Sri Lanka and Nepal. She completed six months of fieldwork in both countries. Kate is the 2018-2019 Fox Fellowship (Yale University) ANU representative. She received an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship, and an Australian Government Endeavour Fellowship (2018). 

Kate speaks Mandarin Chinese, and spent a number of years studying and working, primarily in the development sector. 


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