Our People

Current Convenor

Louise St Guillaume, The University of Notre Dame Australia

January 2017 – Present

Louise is Discipline Coordinator of Sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at The University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA) (Sydney campus). Louise has taught various sociology units in the School since 2011. She has also taught research methods to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

In 2015 Louise completed her PhD in the discipline of Sociology at UNDA (Sydney campus). Her PhD, ‘The Same but Different’, examined how people with disability ¬†are governed in policy changes to the income support system and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Her current research interests include disability, income support, asylum and Indigenous policy in Australia. She also has an interest in celebrity studies with her research in this area particularly focusing on the intersections celebrity, race and disability.