Liz has considerable experience working in the public and academic sectors. She’s presently a postdoctoral fellow at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
Liz’s doctoral research explored the individual, family and neighbourhood contributions to child excess weight and screen time among two Australian cohorts.
Liz has experience teaching a number of courses, including: postgraduate preparatory courses; SOCR1001 Foundations of Social Research; DEMO2001 Population Studies; DEMO8079 Health Demography; and DEMO8082 Social Research Practice.
Liz is a college contact for the Network of Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers at the ANU.
Liz is a national council member of the Australian Population Association.
Liz was Vice President of Australian Population Association 2012-16.
Liz was Secretary of the Australian Population Association 2008-12.
Dr Liz Allen is a highly skilled demographer and social researcher with quantitative and qualitative expertise. Her research interests include:
- demography/population studies
- social trends
- population health
- health and education inequalities
- Indigenous demography
- gender and population
- census and data collections
- research methods, materials and ethics
- methodology innovation