Dr Katie Attwell is an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award fellow for 2019-2022. She is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia and an Honorary Research Fellow of Telethon Kids Institute. A political scientist, Dr Attwell studies the intersection of policy, identity, attitudes and behaviour as they pertain to health consumers, healthcare providers and governance. In 2014 Dr Attwell researched, designed, delivered and evaluated the internationally-recognised public health campaign, “I Immunise”. Dr Attwell’s current research explores the politics, policy development and operation of mandatory vaccination regimes in Australia, Italy, France and California.