Mindfulness and Compassion Teacher, Insight Meditation Institute, 2020
Doctor of Philosophy (Arts and Social Sciences) Anthropology, University of Sydney, 2018
Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Honours, First Class) University of Technology Sydney, 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Social Inquiry), University of Technology Sydney, 2010
Bachelor of Arts International Studies (French), University of Technology Sydney, 2010
Publications and Conference Papers
Book: Between bushfire and climate change (in prep).
Engaging Communities on Climate Change (Victorian Greenhouse Alliances Conference July 2019)
Between bushfire and climate change: suburban cosmologies in the making (University of Sydney Anthropology Seminar Series March 2017)
Between climate change and bushfire: constructions of ‘normality’ following the October 2013 fires in the Blue Mountains (AAS conference December 2016)
Is this what climate change looks like? (Psychology for a Safe Climate conference March 2015)
Interview with Climactic Podcast: “Finding Resilience in Vulnerability”
The Uncanny Love of Jimmy Panagakos won the Busybird Great Novella Search in 2014, was subsequently published by Busybird in 2015.
Exposure published in Seizure Literary Magazine 2012.
Twice a Child published in Making Tracks University of Technology Literary Anthology 2006.
Facilitator with Psychology for a Safe Climate (2018-present)
Work that Reconnects Facilitator (2013-present)
Founding member of The Climate Wellbeing Network (2014)
Training in mindfulness and self-compassion practices (since 2012)
Beth has extensive teaching experience at the tertiary level and enjoys designing participatory classes that are inclusive and draw strongly from the diversity of experience that students bring to the classroom.
Sessional Teacher at Melbourne University 2018-present
ANTH10001: Studying Human Diversity
ANTH10001: Studying Self & Other
ANTH30009: Anthropology of Nature
ANTH30009: Anthropology of more-than-human-worlds
SOCI10001: Understanding Society
SOCI10003: Inequalities: challenges for the future
University Tutor at University of Technology, Sydney 2013-2015
Ideas in History (1st year sociology and political sciences subject)
Ideologies Beliefs and Visions (3rd year politics, sociology, research methodology subject)