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Dr Emily Porter

ANZ Tony Nicholson Fellow, Brotherhood of St. Laurence

Dr Emily Porter is the current ANZ Tony Nicholson Research Fellow, starting with the Brotherhood in September 2020 as the second recipient of the ANZ Tony Nicholson Fellowship. She attained a PhD in sociology from the University of Melbourne in 2019. Her previous qualifications include a Master of Social Policy and a Bachelor of Economics.

Emily’s research focuses on understanding patterns of financial wellbeing with a focus on vulnerable groups. Emily is passionate about using research to inform social policy and improve outcomes for disadvantaged communities. Prior to joining BSL she worked as a policy analyst in government and consulting and lectured in social policy at the University of Melbourne while completing her PhD.