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Dr Aisling Bailey

Lecturer, Sociology
Environmental Anthropology, Monash University, Australia

Biography

As an Environmental Anthropologist and Sociologist, Aisling's research investigates the ways in which the western dualistic conceptualisation of nature as separated from culture has shaped cultural and economic understandings and behaviour towards the natural environment. In response to a lack of environmental accountability resultant from this disconnection, Aisling’s research focuses upon practical initiatives which seek to bring people and place together informed by a phenomenological theoretical approach. Aisling's research interests include the ways in which the health and wellbeing of people and place are reciprocally linked, and understanding the impetus for sustainable behaviour at an individual and societal level. Aisling has worked with organisations including the Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES), and the community gardening organisation 3000Acres. Aisling is an Associate for the Smart Cities Research Institute and is the Academic Integrity Advisor for the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design.

Research interests

Anthropology; Sociology

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.

Honours

Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Sociology - 160800
  • Social And Cultural Anthropology - 160104
  • Environmental Philosophy - 220303

Teaching areas

Environment and Society;Sociological Perspectives;Grand Challenges: Climate Change Action

Awards

  • 2018, Other, Teaching Excellence Award, Open Universities Australia

Publications

Also published as: Bailey, Aisling; Bailey, A.
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