Dr Emma Lee
Ph.D., University of Tasmania, Australia
- Faculty of Business and Law
- Swinburne Business School
- Centre for Social Impact Swinburne
- Cradle Coast Authority, Burnie, Tasmania Hawthorn campus
Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman from tebrakunna country, north-east Tasmania. Her research fields over the last 25 years have focused on Indigenous affairs, land and sea management, natural and cultural resources, regional development, policy and governance of Australian regulatory environments. Dr Lee has published in diverse journals ranging from Biological Reviews to Annals of Tourism Research. She is the 2018 recipient of the University of Tasmania’s Foundation Graduate Award and has won prestigious fellowships to study in Europe and Asia.
Her PhD thesis assisted in establishing the first joint management plan for a Tasmanian protected area, namely the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, and provided a leadership role for Aboriginal Tasmanians to engage and participate in a range of cultural, economic and conservation functions of management and governance. She begun a postdoctoral project in 2017 to establish a market for cultural fisheries and food tourism in Tasmania to promote Aboriginal Tasmanian economies, traditional knowledges and connections to marine environments.
She is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Centre for Marine Socioecology, University of Tasmania.
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.
- 2019, Swinburne, Research Impact Award, Swinburne University
- 2018, International, Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship, University of Tokyo
- 2018, Other, Foundation Graduate Award, University of Tasmania
- 2016, National, Endeavour Award, AZTI Tecnalia
Also published as: Lee, Emma; Lee, E.
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2018: Wave to Plate: Establishing a market for Tasmanian aboriginal cultural fisheries *; University of Tasmania
* Chief Investigator
- 2019-08-26: Love-bombing for Indigenous cultural acceptance - 2SER 107.3
- 2019-07-05: Australians love the beach, but sometimes it should be restricted to a few - ABC
- 2019-06-25: Love-bombing the government: And it transformed a state - The RegenNarration
- 2019-06-13: We 'love-bombed' the Tasmanian government to win Indigenous rights - ABC
- 2019-05-29: Decolonising government through Indigenous ‘love-bombing’: a Tasmanian example - OXFAM blogs
- 2019-03-30: Seafood for thought: How to profit Aboriginal culture from restaurant plates - SBS
- 2019-03-18: A kebab, a Japanese earthquake and true love - ABC
- 2019-02-13: Reconciliation in the sea’s bounty - Swinburne Research Impact
- 2019-02-12: Indigenous Tour Feast - The Australian
- Dinnertime Dreaming - Mercury Newspaper
- Indigenous Tasmanians in push for the right to fish and sell their cultural catch - ABC
- Push for cultural hunting of seals - Mercury Newspaper
- Tasmania's Indigenous-caught seafood should be labelled on tourists' tables: researcher - ABC