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
Dr Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman of tebrakunna country, north-east Tasmania, Australia. She is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Research Fellow at Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University of Technology. Her research fields over the last 25 years have focused on Indigenous affairs, land and sea management, 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 one of Swinburne’s 2019 Research Impact Award alumni. In 2019, she was the recipient of The Australian Sociological Association’s Most Distinguished Paper Award for an ECR and shared authorship for the Centre for Social Impact’s (National) Best Paper Award. Dr Lee has previously won prestigious fellowships to study in Europe and Asia.
Dr Lee is a key architect of the Tasmanian Government’s Reset the Relationship strategy, a whole-of-government initiative to make sweeping reforms for Indigenous rights. Her work has assisted in the first joint management plan of a protected area in Tasmania and establishing an Indigenous fishery food tourism industry through rights to access marine resources.
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
- 2019, National, Most Distinguished Peer-Reviewed Paper by an Early Career Researcher, The Australian Sociological Association
- 2019, National, 2019 Best Paper Award, Centre For Social Impact (National)
- 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