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BA (Hons), PostGradDip, PhD

Research Fellow

Dr Kate O’Halloran is a Research Fellow (Mental Health) in Social Gerontology. She leads the elder abuse portfolio at NARI, and is currently project managing two projects: one on the primary prevention of intergenerational elder abuse, and another on elder abuse in the context of disaster (including COVID-19). She is also a member of the Senior Rights Victoria elder abuse roundtable, and the Compass content committee.

Aside from her research work, Kate is an award-winning journalist with a passion for gender equity in sport, and is well known for her ABC columns on AFLW, as well as her radio program ‘Kick Like A Girl’ on RRR. She has a PhD in Gender and Cultural Studies and has worked extensively in the family violence and media sectors prior to returning to academia. She is also proud of the time she spent time caring for her grandma with Lewy body dementia.

Further Information: 
ResearchGate Profile

Email: [email protected]