Elise Klein

Dr Elise Klein OAM is a Senior Lecturer of Public Policy at Crawford School of Public Policy whose research interests unclude Indigenous policy, development interventions, women’s economic empowerment, and economic rights.

Dr Klein worked for over ten years in Mali as well as working on the Human Rights Committee within the United Nations General Assembly. She has advised the UN High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Development and conducted numerous consultancies for multilateral agencies and NGOs.

Dr Klein has a doctorate from the University of Oxford and also held a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for Aboriginal Policy Research at The Australian National University. Her new book Developing Minds: Psychology, Neoliberalism and Power was recently released by Routledge.