Rebecca is a research associate, sessional lecturer and tutor in the School of Sociology. She is also part of a team researching the community impacts of bushfire smoke and COVID-19 at the ANU Research School of Population Health. She has an MA in social anthropology (Victoria University, Wellington) and a PhD in sociology from the University of Sydney (2016), where her research focused on migration, urban diversity and multicultural belonging. From 2017 to 2020, she was involved in applied research work contributing to the university’s gender equity priorities, focusing on support for breastfeeding mothers and family friendly initiatives. Her published work has focused on migration and social transformation, the governance of public spaces and the lived experience of urban diversity, and geographies of care, including the institutional and spatial accommodation of breastfeeding.