Caroline Lenette is Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. She is affiliated with the Australian Human Rights Institute and the UNSW Forced Migration Research Network.
Caroline is a leading interdisciplinary researcher focussing on participatory methods and social justice informed research especially with refugee-background co-researchers. Her scholarship centres on how co-research through creative means and gender-sensitive research can influence decision-makers and policymaking towards meaningful change. Caroline also explores how ethics in research practice is conceptualised in participatory research. Her aim is to tackle social justice issues like gender inequality, marginalisation and exclusion through her research. Caroline is the author of Arts-based methods in refugee research: Creating sanctuary (2019, Springer). Her book on Participatory Action Research will be published with Oxford University Press in 2021.
Affiliations: UNSW Australian Human Rights Institute; UNSW Forced Migration Research Network; Kaldor Centre Emerging Scholars Network (UNSW); Gendered Violence Research Network (UNSW).