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Associate Professor Natasha Stacey

Researcher, Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods

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Associate Professor Natasha Stacey is an environmental anthropologist and currently leads a small group of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in RIEL researching sustainable resource management, food security and coastal livelihood projects in northern Australia, Indonesia and Timor Leste. 

Natasha was employed as a Community Assessment and Participation Specialist at the South Pacific Regional Environment Program in Samoa during 2000-2005. She has more than two decades of experience in research and development projects in the Asia-Pacific region and North Australia.

 Since 2015, she has worked as researcher in the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods.

Natasha’s main interests include

  • Small-scale fisheries, aquaculture, Indigenous sea rights
  • Indigenous and rural coastal livelihoods and enhancement
  • Gender, women and food security
  • Community-based natural resource management
  • social impact assessment, participatory monitoring and evaluation

Natasha has led numerous international and national transdisciplinary research projects and consultancies with government, NGOs and communities. She has supervised more than 20 postgraduate and postdoctoral scholars and has 40 peer reviewed publications including two books and book chapters, with a newly co-authored book on Social Wellbeing of Small-scale Fisheries published in 2018.

She has a strong interest in research training and is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies for CDU and Higher Degree by Research Coordinator for College Environment discipline.

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CDU is currently looking for students to undertake their Higher Degree by Research in the Northern Territory. Scholarships are available.

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