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Dr Sonya DuusResearch Fellow



Sonya Duus is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance. She has worked on a broad range of research projects prior and since completing her PhD at the Australian National University in 2014. Her research interests relate to the intersections of human and natural systems as they relate to current dilemmas. She has a particular interest in incorporating historical dimensions in her work.  

  • Ransan-Cooper, H., Ercan, S.A., and Duus, S. (2018) ‘When anger meets joy: how emotions mobilise and sustain the anti-coal seam gas movement in regional Australia’, Social Movement Studies. DOI: 10.1080/14742837.2018.1515624

  • Fawcett, P., Jensen, M., Ransan-Cooper, H., and Duus, S. (2018). ‘Explaining the “ebb and flow” of the problem stream: frame conflicts over the future of coal seam gas (“fracking”) in Australia’, Journal of Public Policy, 1-21. DOI:10.1017/S0143814X18000132.

  • Hendriks, C., Duus, S., and Ercan, S. (2016). ‘Performing politics on social media: The dramaturgy of an environmental controversy on Facebook’, Environmental Politics, 25(6): 1102-1125.

  • Duus, S. (2014). 'Unearthing the sun: making sense of the proposed coal developments in the Galilee Basin' (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
  • Duus, S. (2013). ‘Coal Contestations: learning from a long, broad view’, in Rural Society, 22(2), pp. 96-110.
  • Duus, S. (2012). ‘Why the Galilee Basin is worth worrying about’, in The Conversation, 28.11.12
  • Scarff, F. and Duus, S. (2005). ‘Forests of Southwestern Australia: Winds of Change’ in Durst P.B., Brown, C., Tacio, H.D. and Ishikawa, M. (eds.) In Search of Excellence: Exemplary Forest Management in Asia and the Pacific, FAO, pp. 227-236.

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