Rebecca is a current PhD candidate in Sociology, having commenced in 2015. Her project is a qualitative study investigating the ways that Tasmanian's understand, experience and form ontological and emotional connections with the state’s forests.
|Graduate Certificate in Creative and Professional Writing||Griffith University||Australia||2015|
|Diploma of international Studies||University of Tasmania||Australia||2014|
|BA (1st Class Hons)||‘The interplay of religion, morality, and environmental attitudes’||University of Tasmania||Australia||2013|
Rebecca’s research aligns with the University’s research theme of Environment, Resources and Sustainability. The study aims to address important gaps in micro-sociological approaches to environmental problems, and social issues (such as forestry practices and place connections) that are particularly salient in Tasmania.
Fields of Research
- Environmental Sociology (160802)
- Environmental Ethics (950403)
- Arts and Leisure (950199)
Conference Publication(2 outputs)
|2018||Banham RT, 'Resisting the marginalisation of the non-human: Interdependency, wonder, and humility in Tasmanian forests', TASA Conference Proceedings 2018, 19-22 November, Deakin University, Burwood Campus, pp. 42-48. ISBN 978-0-6482210-1-2 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]|
|2017||Banham R, ' A walk among the gum trees': bushwalking, place and self-narrative', Conference Proceedings TASA 2017 Conference, 27-30 November 2017, University of Western Australia, pp. 116-121. ISBN 978-0-6482210-0-5 (2017) [Refereed Conference Paper]|