Henrietta began her PhD candidacy at The Australian National University in 2020. She has worked widely across the Pacific region, with a particular interest in Polynesia. She has led work focussing on a range of topics from trade, to transnational crime, to labour mobility. She has previously lived in Samoa and Tokelau.
Henrietta’s research looks at the security effects of criminal deportations to the region. She is particularly interested the risk posed by criminal deportations, and links to transnational crime. Her previous research has been on regional integration in development, harmonising standards, and aid decision-making in dependent territories.
She is also a Research Officer with the University of Adelaide, working on a Department of Defence Strategic Policy Grant examining the potential for a network security architecture in the Pacific.